Victorian Knighton
Knighton and district

relief map of the Knighton areaThe small Welsh market town of Knighton stands on the English border where the River Teme flows into England.

Built originally as a controlled crossing place on Offa's dyke, the town always looked eastward and had good links with Shropshire and Herefordshire.
Victorian Knighton had long been a centre for the farming community with its livestock sales and transport links.


Like the other communities on our website, Knighton and the villages of north-eastern Radnorshire underwent great changes during Queen Victoria's reign.

Choose from the topics below to explore some of these changes:



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