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New Radnor, Powys (Maesyfed)

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New Radnor, Powys (Maesyfed)

New Radnor is a village in Powys, mid Wales. It was the original county town of Radnorshire. In the 2001 census, the community had a population of 410, split evenly between male and female, living in 192 households.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyRadnorshire
OS GridSO2160
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01544

Other names by which New Radnor, Powys (Maesyfed) has been known in the past

New Radnor/Maesyfed ~ Maesyfed ~ Maes Hyved ~ Maiseveth ~ Radnor ~ Radnor New

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

Radnor, New, ancient bor. and par. with ry. sta., Radnorshire, on river Somergill, 6 miles NW. of Kington and 60 miles NW. of Bristol, 3401 ac., pop. 472; P. O. New Radnor is pleasantly situated at the entrance of the pass from the Forest of Radnor to the Vale of Radnor, and has some slight remains of castle and walls destroyed by Owen Glyndwr in 1401. It has charters granted by Queen Elizabeth and George II. The Radnor District of Parliamentary Boroughs (Cefnllys, Knighton, Knucklas, New Radnor, Presteigne, and Rhayader) returned 1 member until 1885.

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