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Gladestry is a small village and community in Powys, Mid Wales, close to the border with England at the end of the Hergest Ridge. The village is part of a thriving farming and agricultural community, and a local quarry. The village comprises a parish church, the Royal Oak pub, a primary school which educates around 50-60 children and a village hall. In the 2001 census the population of the community was 419.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Dyfed Powys|
Gladestry, Powys in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Gladestry, par., E. Radnorshire, on river Gwyddel, 4 miles SE. of New Radnor, 3798 ac., pop. 337; P.O.; contains the seat of Gladestry Court.
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