Pilleth  Radnorshire


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

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.

Pilleth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th June 2021

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