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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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, Brecknock
1. a town in SE Wales, in Powys: textile and leather industries. Pop.: 7901 (2001)
2. short for Breconshire
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The open date and status above indicate when Brecknock Primary School opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years.
At the meeting, Brecon farmer John Rhys Davies was formally elected RWAS president in 2012 when Brecknock is the featured county.
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.
A Celtic saint, daughter of Brychan, king of Brecknock in the 5th century.
In the day's uplands tussle they were edged into reserve by two Brecknock Hill Cheviots.
The new library will be built alongside the Grade II-listed Brecknock Museum Shire Hall.
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.
Getting the nod as Wales YFC young member of the year was 14-year-old Samuel Powell, of Erwood YFC, Brecknock. Both will now represent the country at the National Federation's AGM competitions in Blackpool in May.
Artefacts from the site are now on display for the first time at the Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery in Brecon, until September.
For the blue riband Touch Rugby event - won by Brecknock - the Welsh Rugby Union provided referees to support the competition.