Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PILLITH

PILLITH, a parish in Presteigne district, Radnor; on the river Lugg, and on the Lugg Valley railway, 3 miles S W by S of Knighton. Post-town, Knighton, Radnorshire. Acres, 1,897. Real property, £1,018. Pop., 104. Houses, 19. The property is divided among a few. Mortimer was taken here by Owen Glendower. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £59. Patron, the Bishop of St. Davids. The church is tolerable; and there is an endowed school, with £113 a year.

(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: Presteigne PLU/RegD       Radnorshire AncC
Place: Pilleth

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