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CARON-UWCH-CLAWDD, or Strata-florida, a township-chapelry in Caron-ys-Clawdd parish, Cardigan; It includes the village of Rhydfendigaed; and its Post Town is Tregaron, under Carmarthen. A Cistertian Abbey, often called Ystrad-Flwr Abbey, was founded here, in 1164, by Rhys-ap-Gryfydd, prince of South Wales; burnt down in the wars of Edward I.; restored afterwards to more than its original splendour; and given, at the dissolution, to the Stedmans. [from Vision of Britain] For more information see [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=10554 Caron-Uwch-Clawdd at visionofbritain.org.uk]<br>
  
 
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CARON-UWCH-CLAWDD, or Strata-florida, a township-chapelry in Caron-ys-Clawdd parish, Cardigan; It includes the village of Rhydfendigaed; and its Post Town is Tregaron, under Carmarthen. A Cistertian Abbey, often called Ystrad-Flwr Abbey, was founded here, in 1164, by Rhys-ap-Gryfydd, prince of South Wales; burnt down in the wars of Edward I.; restored afterwards to more than its original splendour; and given, at the dissolution, to the Stedmans. [from Vision of Britain] For more information see Caron-Uwch-Clawdd at visionofbritain.org.uk


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