Place:


Llanfair Trelygen  Carmarthenshire

 

The location is that of the ruins of St Mary's church, based on the description given by Samuel Lewis in his Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833): "The church, dedicated to St. Mary, having been suffered to fall into decay for want of due repair, is now in ruins. On the north side of the church, and at no great distance from it, is a circular tumulus surrounded by a moat, which is said to have been formerly used as a place of defence; but nothing is recorded of any event of historical importance with which it was connected." (As quoted by the GENUKI page for Llanfair Trelygen, accessed 15/1/2012).

Information about this locality is available for Llandyfriog

Llanfair Trelygen through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanfair Trelygen, in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26119

Date accessed: 19th October 2017


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