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Boughrood, Powys

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Boughrood, Powys

Boughrood is a village in Powys, Wales. Historically in Radnorshire, the village is situated near the River Wye between Hay-on-Wye and Builth Wells. The River Wye passes to the west and north of the village, and a bridge connects Boughrood to Llyswen, a small village south of the river. The village's church, St Cynog's, was built in 1854 on the site of a medieval graveyard. In 2004 the church had a new spire built, to replace one that was declared unsafe and demolished in the 1970s.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyRadnorshire
OS GridSO1339
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

Other names by which Boughrood, Powys has been known in the past


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

Boughrood, par. and ry. sta., on SW. border of Radnorshire, 10 miles SE. of Builth, 1633 ac., pop. 263.

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