Heartsease, Powys

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Heartsease is located in Powys
Heartsease shown within Powys
Population <100
OS grid reference SO324724
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNIGHTON
Postcode district LD7
Dialling code 01547
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
52°20′46″N 2°59′25″W / 52.3462°N 2.9904°W / 52.3462; -2.9904Coordinates: 52°20′46″N 2°59′25″W / 52.3462°N 2.9904°W / 52.3462; -2.9904

Heartsease is a small settlement or hamlet in Powys, Wales. It is close to the border with England and lies near the junction of the two counties of Herefordshire and Shropshire.

Historically, it was part of the ancient Cantref of Maelienydd in the Kingdom of Powys. For historical population figures see Powys History Project. The hamlet lies on the A4113 road between Knighton and Ludlow and is a few hundred metres from the River Teme (Welsh: Afon Tefeidiad).

A romantic legend attributes the name to a comment made by Owain Glyndŵr whose heart was set at ease when he glimpsed Wales upon returning from England.[citation needed]

The settlement is the home of Radnor Hills, a business bottling local spring water.

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