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  Montgomery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montgomery is, according to placesnamed.com, the name of 86 places in the United States of America of which 18 are Montgomery County.
A member of this family, Roger of Montgomery, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, founded the town and castle of Montgomery in Wales, later the county town of Montgomeryshire.
Montgomery was a town in Alberta that was annexed by the city of Calgary in 1963.
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 powys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Powys is an administrative county in Wales, over 2000 sq.
It was created in the local government reform of 1974, and originally had Montgomery and Radnor and Brecknock as districts under it.
This area is named after the older Welsh kingdom of Powys, which occupied roughly the same area, which came to an end when it was absorbed into the kingdom of Gwynedd by Hywel Dda.
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 Powys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was created in thelocal government reform of 1974, and originally had Montgomery and Radnor and Brecknock as districts under it.
In 1996 it became a unitary authority, with a minorborder adjustment in the north-east.
This area is named after the older Welsh kingdom of Powys, whichoccupied roughly the same area, which came to an end when it was absorbed into the kingdom of Gwynedd by Hywel Dda.
www.therfcc.org /powys-13385.html   (168 words)

 Montgomery --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Welsh Trefaldwyn town, Powys county, historic county of Montgomeryshire, Wales.
In the 11th century the Norman Roger de Montgomery, 1st earl of Shrewsbury, built his castle at Hendomen, northwest of the present town, and a small village developed under its walls.
Scottish poet and journalist James Montgomery is best remembered for his hymns and versified renderings of the Psalms, which unite fervor and insight in simple verse.
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 Ghosts Of Wales. (Page 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Powys Castle is haunted by the ghost of an unidentified man who has been seen many times in one of the ground floor rooms, a woman dressed in white who has been seen in one of the bedrooms, and a man riding a horse in the castle grounds.
He asked her to send the box to the Earl of Powys in London and promised that he would never appear again as long as the box was sent.
He was that grateful that in return he invited the old woman to spend the rest of her life at the castle as his guest and promised that she would be well looked after.
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 The Montgomery (Wales) Home Page
Originally the county town of Montgomeryshire (now part of Powys), Montgomery has a population of around 1200 and is one of the most attractive towns in Wales.
Montgomery was sacked at the beginning of the 15th century by the rebel Welsh prince Owain Glyn Dwr (Owen Glendower), the castle being at the time under the control of the Mortimer family (the hereditary Earls of March).
Montgomery was for some time the administrative centre for the old county of Montgomeryshire and hence has many old and interesting buildings in the town including an old gaol and a fine market square, the houses around which appear to be Georgian in style, but are in fact often much older with Georgian facades.
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 Hen Domen Castle
hortly after the Norman Conquest the conqueror's kinsman Roger de Montgomery, who had been left in Normandy as co-regent with the Duchess, received large tracts of territory both in Sussex and Shropshire and was created Earl of Shrewsbury, where the castle already established by the Conqueror by 1069 became its principal seat.
It was during Hugh's tenure that the castle was sacked in 1095 by Cadwgan ap Bleddyn, Prince of Powys.
The sale was confirmed by King John who, however, handed the lordship to Gwenwynwyn, Prince of Powys, in 1216; but he was almost immediately driven out by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Gwynedd.
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 Montgomery hotels. Hotel rooms in Montgomery. Discount Montgomery hotel and guesthouse accommodation. Hotels in Powys.
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 Crownhead, Montgomery and Gallowshieldrigg Limousin Sale 25th July 2003
The Montgomery herd was established in 1979 and today it comprises 130 pedigree cows with followers.
Montgomery Opera, a February 1998 cow sold with her bull calf at foot for 3,600gns.
Opera’s bull calf at foot was Montgomery Ulster, a March 2003 born calf by Lasso.
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 The Sherpa Van Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Montgomery stands at a fording point of the River Severn on one of the main border invasion routes.
20th century Montgomery is noteworthy for its attempts to counter rural seclusion by involvement in modern technology.
The Dragon is a 17th century family run former coaching inn, set in a quiet village-sized town in the stunning countryside of the historic Welsh Marches.
www.sherpavan.com /accomm_booking/queryhotels.asp?location=Montgomery   (463 words)

 Montgomery Castle
Below: view of the main gate passage from the middle ward to the inner ward of the castle.
The castle at Montgomery succeeded the motte-and-bailey castle at Hen Domen one mile to the north-west, after 1223.
Peace reduced Montgomery's strategic importance, and by 1343 parts of the castle were already in disrepair.
www.castlewales.com /montgom.html   (767 words)

 Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - Education - Guides - Montgomery Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Montgomery Castle (OS national grid reference SO221967) is a masonry castle standing on a rocky promontory above the town of Montgomery, Powys.
The surviving defences comprise a barbican, a wide outer ditch, the middle ward, a narrower inner ditch and the inner ward.
Traders were encouraged to settle in the new town which was granted the right to hold fairs and markets and to defend itself by a wall and ditch.
www.cpat.org.uk /educate/guides/montcas/montcas.htm   (484 words)

 Montgomery Information Online - guide and directory for Montgomery,Powys,UK with tourist information
If you live and work in Montgomery, Send your news items to us; whether it is entertainment, sports, business or community related.
If you are looking for accommodation we have Montgomery hotels and Montgomery bed and breakfasts plus Montgomery cottages and self catering holiday accomodation as well as directories for Camping and Caravan Parks.
Montgomery Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Montgomery.
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 Towers Powys at Local.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Montgomery Castle Reached via Castle Hill, Montgomery, Powys SO 221 968 Follow this link for additional photographs of Montgomery castle.
Although it's just in Powys, Corndon Hill towers over Shropshire and provides fantastic views of the county including The Stiperstones and Shropshire's mining country, with its summit at 513 metres.
Montgomery Castle Montgomeryshire Wales SO 221-968 Montgomery Castle is an impressive stone enclosure fortress of five successive wards, built along a narrow ridge.
www.local.co.uk /Powys/Towers   (368 words)

 Oakfield Lodge self catering accommodation at Montgomery, Powys
Once serving as the Gatehouse to the county Gaol, this unique property was built in 1866, and is Grade II listed as a historical Welsh monument.
The quaint and interesting town of Montgomery - just a 5-minute walk away - is steeped in history, and its castle ruins prove a popular tourist attraction.
Set on the mid-Wales and Shropshire border, the Lodge is ideally placed for exploring both areas and there are pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance.
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 The Beeches, New Road, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6UJ, UK.
An opportunity to purchase this exceptional executive property, situated on the edge of the charming county town of Montgomery that has all the amenities one could wish for yet still retaining the character of this Georgian gem of a little more than a thousand people.
The house occupies an exceptional plot that has been landscaped with manicured lawns, trees and shrubs, and at the rear with a raised bed vegetable garden, and soft fruit.
It is situated on a quiet road with delightful views to the fore of the town and Montgomery castle, and to the rear with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside.
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 22ND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cadwgan became king of Powys on the death of his elder brothers, Madog and Rhiryd in 1088.
"From 1094 down through his death in 1111, this king from Powys would be the focus and centre of Welsh politics, pursuing a policy of considered and sometimes devious resistance to the Norman kings while attempting to exploit the growing power of the Norman border lords" (Maud).
He was either the nearly uncontrollable son of Cadwgan (causing many problems to his father and the ruling house of Powys), or an impetuous hero and faithful son (largely working with his father to maintain the power of the House of Powys) -- depending on one's viewpoint.
prometheusli.com /genealogy/Wales/d13417.htm   (1734 words)

Nominated By he largely mountainous terrain in Powys, particularly in the Brecon Beacons National Park in the south, brings numerous visitors to the county.
Apart from tourism, the county's economy is dominated by agriculture, chiefly livestock raising, and its administrative centre is the former spa town of Llandrindod Wells.
Located in a village on the Shropshire border and which the Shropshire Union Canal runs through, the Bradford Arms is an excellent old coaching inn which was Victorianised in 1901.
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /Powys.htm   (485 words)

 Ley Lines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ley may be said to start a crossway (25839130) of tiny country roads a Lower Cwm, with the E bank of the S arm of the junction formed by Offa's Dyke.
From the junction there is an extensive view along the ley to Montgomery and beyond.
SE of Montgomery the ley coincides with the course of the B4385 road for about half a mile, and down the stretch of road the church and castle at Montgomery can be seen in alignment: it was this view that alerted one of the present authors to the ley's existence.
www.leyhunter.com /archives/tlh16.htm   (709 words)

 Montgomery Hotels in Montgomery UK Discounted Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Maybe you are looking for Montgomery accommodation which offer specific facilities, for example a hotel in Montgomery or guest house in Montgomery which can accommodate pets, or provide facilities for the disabled?
Online booking is a feature of many of Montgomery’s hotels and guesthouses, allowing you to book accommodation at the touch of a button.
Most Montgomery hotels and guesthouses have their own websites but, where this is not so, we have provided them with one, giving you the opportunity to view your Montgomery accommodation before you book.
www.hotels.uk.com /hotels-uk/Montgomery-Hotels.html   (438 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Montgomery Primary School serves the town of Montgomery and its surrounding area which is situated in Mid Wales, Powys.
It lies close to the Welsh/English border and is 9 miles north of Newtown.
This web site is hosted by Powys County Council.
www.montgomery.powys.sch.uk   (84 words)

 Montgomery, Powys web site. Montgomery places to eat, Montgomery hotels and Montgomery accommodation, Montgomery guide ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Montgomery places to eat, Montgomery hotels and Montgomery accommodation, Montgomery guide on the portal for UK towns, villages and cities and the cities.Montgomery leisure and business
Montgomery on the portal for towns, villages and cities in the UK and Eire.
Photographs of UK and Eire places, including photos of Montgomery, can be found on Photos365, the digital photography and digital camera web site.
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 dolforwyn-joining - Joining Instructions and Campsite Details
Nearer is Caerhowel "The Montgomery Caravan Site" which is opposite the Lion public house in Caerhowel on the Forden road near the former Montgomery railway station.
The camping area is near the toilet block, which has showers and washing and drying facilities.
The owners are Tony and Helen Jay, Bacheldre Watermill, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6TE (01588-620489); camper vans and caravanners MUST contact them beforehand.
www.york.ac.uk /depts/arch/staff/sites/dolforwyn/dolforwyn-joining.htm   (955 words)

 Country Works Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The CountryWorks Gallery, situated in the square of the delightful old town of Montgomery, has specialised for the last eleven years in showing the work of contemporary British artists and craftsmen (some from Mid Wales).
With a full diary of exhibitions by a number of fine artists, sculptors, ceramists and designers of jewellery and textiles, the gallery has developed a reputation for excellence and won a number of national awards.
The owners, Richard and Clare Halstead, started their business in a converted barn in Sawmills (a small hamlet of few miles outside Montgomery) in 1987, moving to their present address in a listed 17th town house in Montgomery in 1991.
www.montgomery-powys.co.uk /country.html   (234 words)

 Montgomery Self Catering Powys  Accommodation The Coach House Churchstoke SY15 6DU
Montgomery Self Catering Powys Accommodation The Coach House Churchstoke SY15 6DU
Cottages, flats, villas and selfcatering accommodation in Montgomery
Cottage, flat, villa, gite and self-catering accommodation in Powys
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 Victorian Powys - Montgomery menu
Montgomery was the county town of Montgomeryshire and the
The courts were held here and the county gaol was built on the edge of the town.
Like the other communities on our website, Montgomery and the villages around it underwent
history.powys.org.uk /school1/montgomery/mgmmenu.shtml   (70 words)

 Adams, M, 1988, Abbeycwmhir, Powys: a survey of the ruins, CPAT Report 1, August 1988,
Arnold, J, ‘Clay pipes from Pool Road, Montgomery, Powys’, Medieval and Later Pottery in Wales 8, 64-9.
Britnell, W J, ‘The Collfryn hillslope enclosure, Llansantffraid Deuddwr, Powys: excavations 1980-82’, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 55, 89-134.
Britnell, W J, ‘A new kite-bladed spearhead from Llanwddyn, Powys’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 28, 315-16.
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 Locate Pubs in Montgomery Powys, UK
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