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Llanwrthwl, Powys

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Llanwrthwl, Powys

Llanwrthwl is a village in Powys, Mid Wales. Llanwrthwl lies off the A470 road, north by road from Builth Wells and Newbridge-on-Wye and south of Rhayader. It lies on the River Wye and River Elan and the village is accessed by a bridge over the Wye. In 1833, its population was 517; its population in 1841 was 568; in 1845, its population was 563. In 2005 the community had a population of 201, an electorate of 137 and a council of 7 members.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSN9763
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

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

Llanwrthwl, par., Brecknockshire, in N. of co., on river Wye, 3 m. S. of Rhayader, 18,851 ac., pop. 488.

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