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Glasbury, Powys

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Glasbury, Powys

Glasbury, also known as Glasbury-on-Wye, is a village and community in Powys, Wales. The village lies at an important crossing point on the River Wye, connecting the former counties of Brecknockshire and Radnorshire, and is located just outside the Brecon Beacons National Park, north of the Black Mountains. The village is split between the communities of Glasbury and Gwernyfed. The nearest town is Hay-on-Wye, some 4 miles (6 km) to the east.
Post townHEREFORD
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyRadnorshire
OS GridSO1739
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 code014974
 

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

Glasbyry

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

Glasbury, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., partly in Radnor but mostly in Brecknock, on river Wye, 4 miles SW. of Hay -- par., 9216 ac., pop. 1212; township, 3400 ac., pop. 789; P.O.; contains G. House.

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