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see BreconBrecon
or Brecknock
, town (1981 pop. 7,422), Powys, S Wales, at the junction of the Honddu and Usk rivers. It is a market for the surrounding agricultural and cattle-raising area. Brecon was founded by the Normans c.1091.
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, Wales.


, Brecknock
1. a town in SE Wales, in Powys: textile and leather industries. Pop.: 7901 (2001)
2. short for Breconshire
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At the Monmouthshire County Show; The male champion from the <Bsheep classes was the two year old Brecknock Hill Cheviot from the Joseph family
At Brecknock Farmers' Market 50 local farmers have produced a market selling direct to the public.
Brecknock Hill sheep originated in the Brecon, Beacon Hills (Brecknock Hills) in Wales some 400 years ago, but were only recognized in the mid-1850s.
8th Floor Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park
The sole woman to receive a medal this year was Christine Skyrme, 57, from Talgarth - she has worked for the Brecknock YFC office in Brecon for 40 years.
Christie Joseph, 23, works fulltime on the family mixed farm of 60 Limousin-bred suckler beef cows and 1,600 breeding ewes, which include pure flocks of Texel, Brecknock Hill and Badger Face Welsh Mountain, run alongside the commercial flock of Suffolk x Welsh.
Tom was a rock music fan and frequented the Brecknock pub in Camden and is pictured on the far left in the attached photo, taken on the way to an Iron Maiden concert in 1979 which would either have been in Oxford or Guildford.
The scheme was meant to be a shared project between Caernarfon 2011 and Brecknock 2012 so the society will now need to agree with Brecknock on the new feature county project for next year.
Donations to Lady of Brecknock Hospice, Andover, Hamphire.
Artefacts from the site are now on display for the first time at the Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery in Brecon, until September.
Procurement Department, Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board, Brecknock House, 8th Floor, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park