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Forden, Powys (Ffordun)

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Forden, Powys (Ffordun)

Forden is a parish consisting of several settlements near Welshpool in Powys, Wales, historically in the county of Montgomeryshire. Looking down on the parish is the Long Mountain, which stretches north eastwards from Forden as far as the border between Montgomeryshire and Shropshire.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSJ2200
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01938

Other names by which Forden, Powys (Ffordun) has been known in the past

Forden/Ffordun ~ Ffordun ~ Furtune

Forden, Powys (Ffordun) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Forden, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 2 miles N. of Montgomery, 5270 ac., pop. 906; P.O.

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