Place:


Trecastle  Brecknockshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Trecastle like this:

TRECASTLE, a village in Llywell parish, Breconshire; on the Brecon and Llandovery railway, under T.-Beacon mountain, 11 miles W of Brecon. It has a post-office under Brecon, an inn, and seven annual fairs. A castle was founded adjacent to it by Bernard Newmarch; and is now represented by a mound and extensive earthworks. T.-B. mountain is 2,594 feet high.

Trecastle through time

Trecastle is now part of Powys district. Click here for graphs and data of how Powys has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Trecastle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Trecastle, in Powys and Brecknockshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23279

Date accessed: 24th October 2017


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