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Gladestry (Welsh: Llanfair Llythynwg) is a small village and community in Powys, mid Wales, close to the border with England at the end of the Hergest Ridge.

The village is part of a thriving farming and agricultural community, and a local quarry. The village comprises a parish church, the Royal Oak pub, a primary school which educates around 50-60 children and a village hall. In the 2001 census the population of the community was 419,[1] reducing slightly to 412 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Offa's Dyke Path passes through the village and there are various footpaths and bridleways for walker, cyclist and horse rider.

The Grade II* listed 17th century manor house Baynham Hall is located in the hamlet of Michaelchurch-On-Arrow.[3]


  1. ^ ONS 2001 census Neighbourhood Statistics
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Baynham Hall, Michaelchurch-On-Arrow, Gladestry". Retrieved 16 February 2013. 

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Coordinates: 52°11′N 3°08′W / 52.183°N 3.133°W / 52.183; -3.133