Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Rhaeadr. You may be able to find further references to Rhaeadr in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Rhayader hundred Bartholomew
Rhayader market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Rhaeadr.

Place Type of entry Source
Dyffryn Clerwen school Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Rhaeadr within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Gilpin To the source of the Wye 7
William Camden Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 2
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 1: Hereford and Radnor 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
Robert Gammage Touring South Wales 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Nantmel 0 2
St Harmon 1 2
Nant Gwyllt 0 1
Elan 0 5
Powys 0 2
Llansanffraid Cwmteuddwr 0 2
Caerfagu 0 2
Cenarth 0 2
Llanfihangel Helygen 0 2
Llanwrthwl 0 2
Golon 0 2
Llanllyr 0 2
Abaty Cwm Hir 0 2
Llysdinam 0 2
Newbridge on Wye 0 2
Llanfihangel Bryn Pabuan 0 2
Trefonnen 0 1
Cellws 0 2
Cefnllys 1 3
Llandrindod 2 2