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Knighton, Powys (Tref-y-Clawdd)

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Knighton, Powys (Tref-y-Clawdd)

Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyRadnorshire
OS GridSO2872
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

Other names by which Knighton, Powys (Tref-y-Clawdd) has been known in the past

Knighton/Tref-y-Clawdd ~ Tref-y-Clawdd ~ Trebuclo ~ Tref Y Clawdd ~ Chenistetune

Knighton, Powys (Tref-y-Clawdd) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Knighton.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., Radnorshire, on river Teme, 6 miles S. of Presteigne and 160 miles NW. of London--par., 2461 ac., pop. 1905: town, 570 ac., pop. 1720; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. Knighton is beautifully situated amid an undulating and finely wooded country. Offa's Dyke is close beside the town, and Caer Caradoc is about 3 miles distant. The mfrs. are unimportant. Knighton formed one of the Radnor District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returned 1 member until 1885.

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