Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for RADYR, or Radir

RADYR, or Radir, a parish in Cardiff district, Glamorgan; on the Merthyr-Tydvil canal, the river Taff, and the Taff Vale railway, 1½ mile N W of Llandaff r.station, and 4½ N W of Cardiff. Post-town, Llandaff, under Cardiff. Acres, 1, 530. Real property, £1, 876-Pop., 472. Houses, 89. R. Court was the seat of the Matthews family, and is now a farm-house. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £115. Patrons, the Heirs of the Earl of Plymouth.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Radur AP/CP       Cardiff PLU/RegD       Glamorgan AncC
Place names: RADIR     |     RADYR     |     RADYR OR RADIR
Place: Radur

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