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Here are the picturesque 998 Tretower.
1553 ruins of Tretower (astle. To Hay, 15 miles. Satie 964 Bwlch. 1159 Buckland House, J. P.
Gwynne Holford, Esq. 941 Llansaintfraed. 1614 Skethiog Honge. Peterstone Court,
162 in the distance Tregoy
1164 Viscount Hereford. l'o Hay, 154 miles
BRECON,* (p. 137.) [1674 Neath, 27 miles. Balth, 6 miles.
A cross river Usk.
86 Llanspyddyd. 169!
179 Enter Caermarthensh. I About 18 miles from Brecon is the market-town and borough of Merthyr Tyd vfl, situated
Manoraron, D. l'ugl, 56 LLANDILOFAWR, 1993 Fregib.
a neat well built town, on
Beyond Llandilofawr is The river abounds with sal Dynevor Castle, in ruins, mon, trout, and eelg. Pop. and Newton Park, one of of parish 1851, 5758.
the finest seats in Wales, the property of Lord Dy. nevor, p. 133.
Golden Grove, Earl of Cawdor.
Grongar Hill, celebrated
by Dyer, and the ruins of Pentglas, D. Jones, Esq. 514|| Cross Inn.
Dryslyn Castle, on an emi. nence, commanding a fine view of the vale of Towey,
p. 132. Cothy Bridge. 207 Middleton Hall, E. H
45 White Miil. 210] Adams, Esq. Near Abergwili is Mer
Abergwili Palac , (Bish
op of St David's) rebuilt in's Cave, shown as the
in 1830. eene of the magician's incantations; and, at a short
CAERMARTHEN, 224 distance is the spot where
(p. 132 )
18NARBERTH, (p. 135.) 2371
In Glamorganshire, at the head of the vale of Taff, celebrated for its rich and thick veins of pal, as well as for its romantic beauty. Merthyr Tydvil is famous for the number and extent of its iron works, the most remarkable of which are those of Dowlais and Cyfartha, the former belonging to Sir John Guest and Co., the latter to the Messrs Crawshay. Near Merthyr Tydvil is Dowlais House, the seat of Sir I. B. Guest, Bart. The trade of this town has been greatly benefited by the construction of both a canal and a railway to the seaport of Cardiff, distant about 24 miles. The Vale of Neath Railway connects Merthyr with Swansea. One MP. Population of parish 1851, 46,378, and of Parl. Bor. 11,684.
About 3 miles north of Merthyr Tydvil are the scanty remains of the ancient castle of Molais, said to have been the seat of the kings of Brecon. It was demolished by the jarliamentary army during the civil ware.
AND HEREFORD, 2104 Miles.
ION RIGHT FROM LOND.
ON LEFT FROM LOND.
From Tyburn Turnpike to
site of the Roman station
of Kenchester. Mansell Lacy House.
141 Foxley House. 681 Yazor.
1142 Garnstone. To Weobley, 27 miles.
Norton Canon. To Leominster, 10 miles. 633 Sarnesfield.
147 To Hay, 123 miles. 2 iniles distant is Lady Lift, an eminence commanding a splendid pro'spect.
612 Woonton. 1149 3 miles distant Newport 1
House. 588 Lyonshall.
1521 The Court. Whittern, and 2 miles distant, Eywood Park, late Earl of Oxford, and 574 Penrhos. Mortimer, and Titley
cr, the river Arrow. Court.
5 miles beyond, Karptau. 56
1543 KINGTON, p. 143.
Court, Rt. Hon. Sir G.C. To Presteign, 6 miles,
Lewis, Bart. Downton Hall
481 NEW RADNOR ( Radnor-/161
About a mile from this
place is a celebrated water419 Llandegley.
169 fall called Water-break
its-neck. 399 Pen-y-bont Court.
171 Pen-y-bont Hall, J. C. Pen-y-bont.
5 miles to the left art the mineral springs of Llandrindod, much
175 quented in summer.
Ncr. river Wye.
cr. river Y stwith.
Lampeter, 26 miles.
ABERYSTWITH, (P. 138)/2100 LXXI. LONDON TO WORCESTER THROUGH HIGH-WYCOMBE, OXFORD,
AND PERSHORE, 111 Miles.
HT FROM LOND.
ON LEFT FROM LOXD.
Blenheim, Dukeof Marl ngton
House, 49 Woodstock, see p. 189. 62 borough.
Ditchley Park, Viscount 42 Enstone, 69 Dillon, and beyord Coru
bury Park, Lord Churchill
LEOMINSTER, 2074 Miles.
ON RIGHT FROM L
ON LEFT FROM LON
From Tyburn Turnpike to To Droitwich, 7 miles, 962| WORCESTER, (p. 173.) 111 | To Tewkesbury, 167 m. Kidderminster, 14 miles.
To Evesham by railway
Doddenham Lane. 118 To Tenbury, 15 miles. 88 Knightsford Bridge. 1198 Gaines, J. Freeman, Esq.
cr.river Teme, and
BROMYARD, miles, Tenbury, 10 miles.
| To Ledbury, 131 miles. Ja small town, with a church Buckenhill.
Hereford, 14 miles. of Saxon architecture. Po
of parish, 2927. Bredenbury House.
Batchley Green. 130
Steens Bridge. 13 miles distant Hampton
Court, the magnificent seat
of J. Arkwright, Esq. Trumpet.
erected in the time of Henry IV. One of the
apartments is in the same Eaton Bridge. 11 36
state as when occupied by
William III., who herd cr. river Lug.
visited Baron ConingsbyIn the library is preserved the handkerchief applied to the wound he received at
the Battle of the Boyne. To Tenbury, 11 miles, 70|| LEOMINSTER, (p. 145.) 137
To Hereford, 13 miles. Ludlow, 124 miles.
Ata distance Berrington.
To Kington by Pem674 Cobden Ash.
bridge, 13 miles.
1401 6681 Kingsland. 1411 Two miles distant Croft 64] Mortimer's Cross. Castle. Near the N. W.
On this spot is a pedestal sextremity of the park there
erected in commemoration is a British camp, with a of the battle which took ktouble ditch and rampart. place here, and settled Ed. Pour miles from Morti
ward IV. on the throne hner's Cross are the ruins of Wigmore Castle.
Scr. Kingston Canal. | Shobden Court, Lord 623 Shobden.
Al a dist. Stanton Pa Bateman. To Tenbury, 15 miles. 604) Byton Lane.
To Hereford by Pem
bridge, 189 miles. Kinsham Court.
cr. river Endwell,
Jand enter Radnorshire. At a distance, Bramp-| 56 | PRESTEIGN 71511! Eywood (late Earl cty
Park, Iste Earl of Ox l a neat town on the smalll Oxford and Mortimer). lurd and Mortimer,