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Original Publication: Monmouthshire Merlin
Digital Archive: Newspaper cutting – Sale by auction of Penydre Farm, cottages and land
Image of newspaper cutting dated 31 October 1840 advertising the sale by auction by Mr John Williams of four lots all in occupation of Mr William Davies or his under-tenants: Penydre Farm in the townships of Longtown and Llanveynoe, with 66 acres and right of common on the Black Mountains - the land is said to lie well for irrigation and is planted with fruit trees [orchard]; 5 parcels of meadow and wood land known as the Keven Lands, about 13 acres; two cottages, one the site of an old Smith’s Forge, and about 4 acres; meadow land called Gworlod John Ivor, about 4 acres.