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LLANIGON - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"LLANIGON, a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, county Brecon, 2 miles S. of Hay, its post town, and 5 N.E. of Talgarth. It is situated near the banks of the river Severn, and includes the hamlets of Glynfach and Twyny-Beddau. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's, value £202, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church is dedicated to St. Eigion. The charities consist of an endowment to Watkins's free school, producing £10 per annum. Llanigon House, formerly a seat of Earl Ferrers, is the principal residence."

"GLYNFACH, a hamlet in the parish of Llanigon, hundred of Talgarth, county Brecon, 2 miles S. of Hay. It is situated in the Black mountains, on the borders of Monmouthshire and Herefordshire."

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

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