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Painscastle, Powys

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Painscastle, Powys

Painscastle is a castle in Powys in mid Wales and also a village which takes its name from the castle. It lies between Builth and Hay-on-Wye, approximately 3 miles from the Wales-England border today.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyRadnorshire
OS GridSO1646
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

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

Llanbedr Painscastle

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

Llanbedr-Painscastle, par. and vil., Radnorshire, in S. of co., on river Bachwy, 6A miles NW. of Hay, 3877 ac., pop. 246.

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