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Llangenni  Brecknockshire

 

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

LLANGENNY, a parochial-chapelry in Crickhowell district, Brecon; at the influx of the Grwyney to the Usk, 1½ mile SE of Crickhowell, and 4 NW of Beaufort r. station. Post town, Crickhowell. Acres, 2,7 83. Real property, £3,269. Pop., 470. Houses, 104. Cwrt-y-Gollen I a chief residence. ...


Paper-making and iron-founding are carried on. A meini-hirion, 13 feet high, is near Cwrt y-Gollen. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Llangattock, in the diocese of St. David's. The church was dedicated to St. Ceneu or Keyne, and there is a well whose waters have the same kind of popular repute as those of St. Keyne's well in Cornwall. A bell, supposed to have belonged to St. Ceneu's oratory, was found near the well in 1809.

Llangenni through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10740

Date accessed: 17th October 2021


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