Castle Caereinion

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Castle Caereinion
Montgomeryshire
Location
Grid reference: SJ163055
Location: 52°38’40"N, 3°14’30"W
Data
Population: 509
Post town: Welshpool
Postcode: SY21
Dialling code: 01938
Local Government
Council: Powys
Parliamentary
constituency:
Montgomeryshire

Castle Caereinion is a small village and parish in Montgomeryshire upon the River Banwy (also known as the River Einion), around eight miles west of Welshpool.

Castle Caereinion has a railway station on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

The village is named after an ancient castle.[1] The castle was built by Madog ap Meredydd for Owain Cyfeiliog, who subsequently burnt it to the ground, after siding with the English.

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