Montgomeryshire

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Green and pleasant land, submitted by Guinevere
Montgomeryshire Historic County Map (source: Wikipedia)


Inland county in Mid Wales.

Towns: Montgomery Newtown Welshpool

Industry: Agriculture, slate mining, woollen and flannel goods

The area is almost wholly mountainous, although there are some fertile valleys in the east.

The highest point is Cadair Berwyn.

Its main rivers are the River Severn and the River Dyfi.

Lake Vyrnwy is a reservoir supplying Liverpool.







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Powys - Machynlleth District
11 Penrallt Street,
Machynlleth,
SY20 8AG.
Tel:01654 702335 or 702336
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Powys - Newtown District
Room 4,
Council Offices,
The Park,
Newtown,
SY16 2NZ
Tel:01686 627862
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Welshpool Register Office,
Neuadd Maldwyn,
Severn Road,
Welshpool,
Powys.
SY21 7AS

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