Llandaff, Cardiff

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Llandaff is a settlement in Cardiff, Cardiff

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

Llandaff in historic gazetteers

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

Llandaff, small market town and par. with ry. sta., in SE. of Glamorgan, on river Taff - par. (mostly within the bor. of Cardiff), 3985 ac. (84 water) and 564 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 17,950; pop. of borough part, 14,765; town, 2 miles NW. of Cardiff, pop. 1796; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Monday. Beautifully situated on a tableland S. of the river Taff, Llandaff is a very ancient place, and is the head of a bishop's see. The principal object of interest is the cathedral of SS. Dubricius and Teilo, which is said to date from the 5th century; the present building was founded by Bishop Urban in 1120. Many fine residences are in the vicinity, including Llandaff House.

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