Boughrood  Radnorshire


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

BOUGHROOD, or Bachrhyd, a parish in the district of Hay and county of Radnor; on the river Wye, with a station on the Builth railway, 7 miles WSW of Hay. Post Town, Llyswen, under Hereford. Acres, 1,633. Real property, £1,986. Pop., 292. Houses, 57. The property is all in one estate. Boughrood Castle, on the site of an ancient baronial fortalice, of which slight vestiges remain, is the seat of W. ...

de Winton, Esq. The scenery is wooded, romantic, and picturesque. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £213. Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church is good. R. Powell, a native, was vicar; and founded, at Brecon, a charity which has £262 a year.

Boughrood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th June 2021

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