"BRAMPTON BRYAN, a parish chiefly in the hundred of Wigmore, in the county of Hereford, but partly also in the hundred of Knighton, in the county of Radnor, South Wales, 6 miles to the N. of Presteign. Shrewsbury is its post town. It lies on the S. bank of the river Terns, and includes the townships of Boresford, the hamlets of Pedwardine and Brampton-Bryan, and the lordship of Stanage, the last being the only part of the parish in Radnorshire. The castle, which was founded here before the reign of Edward I., was the seat of the Harley family. It stood several sieges, and being garrisoned for the parliament in the civil war of the reign of Charles I., was at last burnt by the royalists... More" [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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