Of Talgarth, and commands the mountain pass to Crickhowell and the eastern part of the vale of Usk.
He was a fellow of All Souls' from 1870 until his death, which occurred at Crickhowell, South Wales, on the 4th of August 1907.
CRICKHOWELL, a market town of Brecknockshire, Wales, 14 m.
Crickhowell Castle, of which only a tower remains, probably dated from the Norman conquest of the country.
The manor of Crickhowell used to be regarded as a borough by prescription, but there is no record of its ever having possessed any municipal institutions.
The remainder and greater part of the county is occupied chiefly by the gently inclined Old Red Sandstone; in the dissected plateau of the Black Mountains north of Crickhowell the lower marls and cornstones are laid open, while south of Brecon the conglomeratic upper beds form the escarpment and plateaus of the Beacons.
The southern edge of the county is formed by the scarps and moorlands of the Carboniferous Limestone and Millstone Grit (both of which form also the outlier of Pen-ceryg-calch north of Crickhowell), while the lowest beds of the Coal Measures of the South Wales coalfield are reached in the Tawe and Neath valleys (where the beds are much folded) and near Tredegar and Brynmawr.
Crickhowell and Talgarth are market towns, while Llanwrtyd Wells is a rapidly developing health resort.
Out of the present town of Brecon, with smaller stations on roads leading thereto at Y Gaer near Crickhowell, and at Capel Colbren in the direction of Neath.
(from St Davids Head to the English border beyond Crickhowell) to 37 m.