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Llangynidr, Powys

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Llangynidr, Powys

Llangynidr is a village in Powys, Wales, about 4 miles west of Crickhowell and 9 miles south-east of Brecon. The River Usk flows through the village as does the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal on which there are four locks. The village is notionally divided into Upper and Lower Llangynidr. The remains of a medieval reeve's house have been discovered in the course of archaeological excavations in the centre of the village. The village has two public houses, a church and two chapels.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSO1519
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01874
Population2,800
 

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

Llangunider ~ Llangynider

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

Llangunider (or Llangynider), par. and vil., Brecknockshire, in SE. of co., 4 miles NW. of Crickhowell, 13,908 ac., pop. 3625; P.O., called Llangynidr; contains parts of Ebbw Vale, Rhymney, and Tredegar.

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