Hay (Brecknockshire) Universal British Directory 1791

Hay is 153 miles from London.  It has a market on Saturday; and three fairs, on May 17, August 12, and October 10.  It is seated between the rivers Wyall and Dulas, on the river Hay, over which is has a handsome stone bridge of seven arches.  It stands in …

Builth (Builth Wells) Universal British Directory 1791

Bealt, Beauhalt, or Builth, is situated in a most delightful spot, on the river Wye.  That it is a place of great antiquity is indisputable, though the learned are not agreed whether it was the Ballaeum Sylurum of the Romans, or not; however, that it was one of their stations …