Place:


Llanbadarn Fawr  Radnorshire

 

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

LLANBADARN-FAWR, a parish in Rhayader district, Radnor; on the river Ithon, 7 miles NE of Newbridge-on-Wye r. station, and 8½ WNW of New Radnor. It is divided into the townships of Brinhyfedd and Cellws; and it contains the village of Penybont, which has a postoffice designated Penybont, Radnorshire. ...


Acres, 3,646. Real property, £2,708. Pop., 475. Houses, 79. The property is much subdivided. Penybont Hall is the seat of J.Severn, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £268. Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church has a S doorway of seemingly very early Norman work, with some curious carving in the tympanum; and is in good condition.

Llanbadarn Fawr through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4422

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017


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