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LLANGANTEN - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"LLANGANTEN, a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 2 miles N.W. of Builth, its post town, and 3 N.E. of Llangammarch. It is situated on the bank of the Chweffru, which falls into the Yrfon, a tributary of the Wye. Llewellyn was killed in this neighbourhood. The Yrfon is crossed by a bridge a short distance above its junction with the Wye. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St. David's, value 64, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Catherine, and stands on the brink of the stream. The charities amount to about 5 per annum,"

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

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