Art Holiday Travel and Vacation information for Montgomeryshire

"The County of MONTGOMERY is 94 Miles in Circumference, contains about 500000 Acres, is divided into 7 Hundreds, in which are 6 Market Towns, and only Montgomery sends a Member to Parliament, which is the County Town, 47 Parishes and about 5660 Houses. The air is sharp and cold by reason of its high scituation, the Valleys are very fertile, breeding very good Horses and plenty of Goats. The soil is stony, mountainous and rocky, intermixed with pleasant Bottoms. Its cheif Commodities are Flesh, Fish, Fowl and all manner of Grain for the use of Man &c." [Emanuel Bowen, Britannia Depicta, 1720]