Cellan  Cardiganshire


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

CELLAN, or Kellan, a parish in Lampeter district, Cardigan: on the river Teifi, 3 miles NE of Lampeter r. station, and 14 NW of Llandovery. Post Town, Lampeter, under Carmarthen. Acres, 3,645. Real property, £1,184. Pop., 532. Houses, 128. An ancient road, British and Roman, passed through; and numerous antiquities exist, including cairns, camps, standing-stones, the Bedd-y-Vorwyn or Virgin's Grave, and the Llech-Cynon, an enormous stone on an artificial circular tumulus. ...

The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £83.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Davids. The church has an ancient font. The Rev. M. Williams, the antiquary, was a native.

Cellan through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cellan, in Ceredigion and Cardiganshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th June 2022

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