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CRICKADARN - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"CRICKADARN, (or Cerrigcadarn), a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, in the county of Brecon, 5 miles S. of Builth. It is situated at the junction of the rivers Clettwr and Wye, and contains the hamlets of North and South Crickadarn, and Erwrd. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of St. David's, value with the vicarage of Llandevalley, 686, in the patronage of Colonel L. V. Watkins. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The charities amount to 9 per annum."

"ERWID, (or Erwood), a village in the parish of Crickadarn, county Brecon, 9 miles W. of Hay. It is situated on the banks of the river Wye."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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