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LLANSAINTFFRAED - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"LLANSAINTFFRAED, a parish in the hundred of Penkelly, county Brecon, 6 miles S.E. of Brecknock, its post town, and 7 N.W. of Crickhowell. It is situated on the river Usk and the Roman Via Julia Montana. The Brecon canal intersects the parish, which includes the village of Skethiog, formerly a possession of the princes of Powys. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of St. David's, value 295. The church is dedicated to St. Fread, or Fried. It contains monuments of the Jones family, and of Vaughan, a former rector, chemist, and astrologer. The parochial charities produce about 6 per annum. In this parish is a mansion called Buckland, long the residence of a branch of the Gwynne family, now of Mrs. Gwynne Holford; also Skethiog House and Noyadd."

"SKETHIOG, a village in the parish of Llansaintffraed, county Brecon, 5 miles S.E. of Brecon."

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

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