Whitland (Welsh: Hendy-gwyn) is a small market town in the county of Carmarthenshire, South West Wales. Whitland sits on the banks of the River Taf close to the border with the county of Pembrokeshire.
It derives its name from the abbey which once stood here and was known as Ty Gwyn (White House) for short. The abbey, which was older than the Cistercian abbey at nearby Talley, was dissolved by Henry VIII and its limestone used for village buildings. ....
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