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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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