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The best reminder of this period is The Judge's Lodging on Broad Street, built in 1829 on the site of the former County Gaol.
The Judge's Lodging offered accommodation to travelling judges and acted as the combination gaol and courthouse as well as providing a base for the Radnorshire Constabulary.
At the time of the Domesday Book in 1086 Presteigne formed part of the manor of Humet.
A century later it was recorded as 'Presthemede' or 'meadow of the priests'.
In the Lady Chapel is a 15th-century Italian oil painting and a worn 13th-century coffin lid is set into a recess in the north wall.
Look for the memorial to memorial to Joseph Baker (d.
In the 1530s a judge was murdered while presiding at the Court of King's Great Sessions in Rhayader.
Since Rhayader was apparently not a safe place for important men like judges, a safe alternative was needed.
Another rebellious Welsh lord, Owain Glyndwr, sacked the town during his rebellion against the English crown in the early 15th century.
The town recovered during the late medieval period as a centre for the cloth trade.
That prosperity was brought to a crashing halt by three outbreaks of the plague, in 1593, 1610, and 1636.
Presteigne, or Llanandras in Welsh, is situated in glorious unspoilt countryside in a picturesque area of the Welsh border region yet within easy reach of Hay on Wye, Shrewsbury, and Ludlow. The Automobile association voted the route between Presteigne and Aberystwyth one of the ten most beautiful drives in the world.
The town's Welsh name Llanandra gives a clue as to its origins.