Laugharne, Carmarthenshire


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Laugharne is a settlement in Carmarthenshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Laugharne within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Laugharne in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Laugharne, small market town and par., in SW. of Carmarthenshire, at influx of river Corran to Taf estuary, 5 miles SE. of St Clears sta. and 12 miles SW. of Carmarthen - par., 8883 ac. land and 5820 ac. water, pop. 1627; town, pop. 1179; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Friday. Laugharne (anciently Tal Llacharn) is an ancient town, and was chartered towards the close of the 13th century. The chief features of the town are its fine church of St Martin, and the ruined castle, founded shortly after the Norman Conquest, and finally dismantled by the Parliamentarians in 1645. Laugharne is a sub-port to Llanelly, has a good coasting trade, and has risen in favour as a place of summer resort; the seat of Laugharne Hall is in the vicinity.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Tal Llacharn*, or LAUGHARNE: which see. is a Good Stuff website.