The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The least populous of the Welsh counties; lies on the English border between Montgomery (N.) and Brecknock (S.); has a wild and dreary surface, mountainous and woody.
overs an elevated heathy tract in the E.; is watered by the Wye and the Teme. The soil does not favour agriculture, and stock-raising is the chief industry. Contains some excellent spas, that at Llandrindod the most popular. County town, Presteign.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Radnorshire'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/radnorshire.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.