The Road from Chester to Cardiff

Chester to Llanbadarn Fynydd


This chart shows the journey between Chester and
Llanbadarn Fynydd, via Wrexham and Newtown.

Each of the ribbons which make up the map include a compass indicating north.

The landscape along the journey is described,
and the distance travelled and directions to nearby settlements are given too.

I have shown the place name as it appears on this map (c.1675) first, with the modern spelling in brackets.
I have only listed the places I can readily find in a modern road atlas,
but there are many more places of interest on these maps which I have not included in my summary.
These may include rivers, ponds, churches, windmills, blacksmiths forges, gallows and bridges.

The Route

West Chester (Chester)
Pulford
Rosset (Rossett)
Merford (Marford)
Gressford (Gresford)
Pentiocken House (Pant-yr-ochain)
Acton
Wrexham
Preston Bridge (Puleston)
Ruabon
Trasenatree
Chirch Castle
Chirck (Chirk)
Sellattyn (Selattyn)
Offas Ditch
Llansylen (Llansillin)
Llangedivin (Llangedwyn)
Llanvelling (Llanfyllin)
Evan ap Ponwelss Well
Myvot (Meifod)
Pont Matheravall (Newbridge, Mathrafal)
Llangunue (Llangyniew)
Llanfair (Llanfair Caereinion)
Tregunnon (Tregynon)
Newtown
Clay Hill
Beacon
Llanbader Vunneth (Llanbadarn Fynydd)
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