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  GENUKI: Radnorshire
Radnorshire : a collection of miscellaneous papers relating to the history of the county.
Radnorshire from civil war to restoration : a study of the county and its environs 1640-60 in a regional setting.
The history of the Baptists in Radnorshire, with a sketch of the history of Nonconformity in the county.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/RAD   (2727 words)

  Radnorshire - LoveToKnow 1911
Radnorshire is well supplied with water, its principal river being the Wye (Gwy), which, after crossing the N.W. corner of the county, forms its boundary from Rhayader onward to the English border.
The area of Radnorshire is 301,164 acres, and the population in 1891 was 21,791, while in 1901 it had risen to 23,362; an increase chiefly due to the immigration of outside labourers to the Elan Valley waterworks.
Radnorshire is included in the South Wales circuit, and assizes are held at Presteign, which ranks as the county town.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Radnorshire   (1832 words)

 Radnor - Radnorshire | British History Online
RADNORSHIRE, an inland county of South Wales, bounded on the north side by the county of Montgomery (in North Wales), on the west by Cardiganshire, on the south-west and south sides by Brecknockshire, on the east by the English county of Hereford, and on the north-east by that of Salop.
Radnorshire is one of the most regularly-shaped counties in the principality, being a trapezium, the mean dimensions of which are about twenty-two miles by twenty.
Radnorshire was anciently distinguished for its large woods and forests, but these, excepting a few scattered coppices of comparatively small extent, have disappeared.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=47881   (9007 words)

 Radnorshire - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Radnorshire, former county, central Wales; Llandrindod Wells was the administrative center.
Radnorshire is one of thirteen historic counties and former administrative counties of Wales.
Radnorshire Wildlife Trust has 19 reserves across the county covering a range of habitats from...
encarta.msn.com /Radnorshire.html   (116 words)

  RADNORSHIRE (Sir Faesy... - Online Information article about RADNORSHIRE (Sir Faesy...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Radnorshire is hilly or undulating, whilst the centre is occupied by the mountainous See also:
Omitting the artificially constructed reservoirs in the valleys of the Elan and Claerwen, the lakes of Radnorshire are represented only by a few pools of which Llynbychlyn near Painscastle is the largest.
Administration.—The area of Radnorshire iS 301,164 acres, and the population in 1891 was 21,991, while in 1901 it had risen to 23,362; an increase chiefly due to the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PYR_RAY/RADNORSHIRE_Sir_Faesyfed_.html   (2504 words)

 Radnorshire Catalogue of Fiche, Film & CDs Page 1
Radnorshire Parishes in the 1841 Census held in the AIGS Library
Radnorshire Parishes in the 1851 Census held in the AIGS Library.
1851 Index and as enumerated Census for the County of Radnorshire.
www.aigs.org.au /radnorff1.htm   (304 words)

 Radnorshire Wildlife Trust Home Page
Popular TV wildlife presenter Iolo Williams took the question-master’s chair for the grand final of the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust’s annual Schools Wildlife Challenge Quiz.
Radnorshire Wildlife Trust is supporting the Breathing Places Campaign.
Remember Radnorshire Wildlife Trust in your will, and help protect your local environment for the future.
www.radnorshirewildlifetrust.org.uk   (246 words)

 Old Radnorshire
The old county of Radnorshire now forms the central portion of the new the administrative county of Powys
It lies amidst charming surroundings and wears a very modern look, which belies the fact that the virtues of its waters were well known in the eighteenth century, when a premature attempt to rival Bath was stifled, apparently from want of capital and distractions caused by the Napoleonic Wars.
Though Radnorshire has none of those most entrancing of its reached which have made the fortune of the district between Ross and Chepstow, there is hardly a point in the many miles of the course of the Wye which is not plentifully endowed with all the essential features of good riverside scenery.
www.british-towns.net /welsh/old_radnorshire.htm   (891 words)

 Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - Projects - Longer reports - PFRM Survey
Radnorshire has two known chambered tombs in the south of the county, at at Clyro Court and Cwm Illa, as well as two possible sites elsewhere.
The longest row in Radnorshire, at Bryn y Maen south-west of Llanfihangel-Nant-Melan, is 16.5m in length comprising five stones of between 0.8m and 0.3m in height, two of which are now recumbent.
The survey has clearly demonstrated the wealth and diversity of Radnorshire’s prehistoric past, identifying nearly 400 funerary and ritual monuments, many of which are sufficiently significant and well-preserved that they are considered to be of national importance.
www.cpat.org.uk /projects/longer/pfr/pfrrad/pfrrad.htm   (3314 words)

 Radnorshire Museum - 24 Hour Museum - official guide to UK museums, galleries, exhibitions and heritage
Radnorshire Museum is situated in a building funded by the Carnegie Trust as the town library and is in the middle of one the prettiest Spa towns in Wales.
The Radnorshire Museum is the County Museum for the old shire county of Radnorshire, (now part of the old Welsh Kingdom of Powys) and tells the story of Radnorshire from the mid-Ordivician to the 1950's.
Radnorshire has provided archaeologists with fertile soil, and their discoveries may be seen at the Museum.
www.24hourmuseum.org.uk /museum_gfx_en/WA000021.html   (419 words)

 The Civic Trust for Wales: Houses and history - Radnorshire (Richard Suggett)
His primary purpose is to document and explain the emergence and survival of a late-medieval building tradition in the context of the upland pastoral economy of the region, dating and defining forms of medieval homestead and examining their development and adaptation over succeeding centuries.
The use of timber implied a potential for internal and external display, not least in the framing of buildings and in the decoration of the cruck-trusses that were characteristic of construction techniques.
With the decline of aristocratic lordship and direct exploitation of the lord's demesne, settlement was typified by the homesteads of a long-enduring class of small freehold farmers, some of whom (and not always the best off) laid claim to gentle status justified by descent from the older Welsh nobility and princely houses.
www.civictrustwales.org /essay/radnor_rcahmw.htm   (1049 words)

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