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Tretower, Powys

Tretower is a hamlet in the community of Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine in the southern part of the county of Powys in Wales. It lies on the A479 road within the Brecon Beacons National Park at the foot of the Black Mountains just off the Usk Valley. Tretower is frequented by tourists visiting the impressive Tretower Court and the nearby ruins of Tretower Castle, both of which are now managed by Cadw.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSO1821
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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

Tretower, eccl. dist., Llanfihangel-Cwmdu par., Brecknockshire, 3 miles NW. of Crickhowell, pop. 343; here is an old seat of the Vaughans.

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