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Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

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Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

Llangadog is a community located in Carmarthenshire, Wales, which includes the villages of Llangadog, Bethlehem and Capel Gwynfe. A notable local landscape feature is Y Garn Goch with two Iron Age hill forts. Llangadog was the administrative centre of the commote of Perfedd and had a castle, destroyed in 1204. Although the borough declined in the Middle Ages, Llangadog retained its market, which was frequented by drovers into the 19th century.
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN7028
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

Other names by which Llangadog, Carmarthenshire has been known in the past

Llangadock ~ Llangadockfawr

Llangadog, Carmarthenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llangadock (or Llangadockfawr), par. and vil. with ry. sta., Carmarthenshire, in E. of co., between rivers Sefni and Sawdde - par., 14,535 ac., pop. 1911; vil., 7½ miles NE. of Llandilo; P.O., T.O.; a Roman camp is in the vicinity.

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