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LLANGAMMARCH (LLAN-GAM-MARCH), a parish, in the union and hundred of Builth, county of Brecknock, South Wales, 9 miles (W. S. W.) from Builth, on the road to Llandovery; comprising the townships of Penbyallt and Trêvllŷs. The western and southern parts of this parish are mountainous, and in some places the soil is boggy; but the country adjacent is far from being unproductive. The church, dedicated to St. Cammarch, is situated on a projecting rock between the rivers Irvon and Cammarch, and consists only of a nave and chancel. The Calvinistic Methodists have two places of worship.[1]

LLANGAMMARCH, (or Llwyncadwgan), a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 7 miles S.W. of Builth, its post town, and 13 N.W. of Brecknock: It is a small village, situated at the confluence of the rivers Gammarch and Irfon. The parish includes the hamlets of Penbuallt and Treflis. For more information see Llangamarch, Breconshire at Genuki.org.uk


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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 24-36. Adapted. Date accessed: 28 January 2014.



 

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