Place:


Llanwenog  Cardiganshire

 

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

LLANWENOG, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Lampeter district, Cardigan. The village stands on an affluent of the river Teifi, near the boundary with Carmarthen, 6 miles WSW of Lampeter r. station; is a considerable place; and has a fair on 14 Jan. The parish contains also the village of Cwrt or Court; and its Post town is Lampeter, under Carmarthen. ...


Acres, 10,720. Real property, £4,374. Pop., 1,521. Houses, 333. High Mead and Llanvaughan are chief residences. An ancient camp is at Ty-Cam; and there are some barrows. A battle was fought here, in 981, between Hywel ab Jenaf and Einon ab Owain. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £138 Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church is dedicated to St. Gwnog, and has a tower.—The sub-district contains also Llanwnen parish, and comprises 13,200 acres. Pop., 1,865. Houses, 394.

Llanwenog through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6649

Date accessed: 27th March 2017


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