"PARTRISHOW, a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Crickhowell, county Brecon, 5 miles N.E. of Crickhowell, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on a branch of the river Usk. The living is a curacy annexed to the rectory of Llanbedr, in the diocese of St. David. The church, dedicated to St. Ishow, is a decayed edifice, situated in a secluded spot among the mountains. It has a rood loft. In the valley below. the church is a bridge over the Gwryney, called Pont-yr-Esgob, or Bishop's Bridge, from which Baldwyn is said to have preached the Crusade."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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