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Buttington

Coordinates: 52°40′N 3°07′W / 52.66°N 03.12°W / 52.66; -03.12

Buttington
Welsh: Tal-y-bont

Entering Buttington
Powys
OS grid reference SJ2408
Principal area Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
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Wales
Powys

Buttington (Welsh: Tal-y-bont) is a village in Powys, Wales. The Montgomery Canal passes through the village.[1]

The Battle of Buttington

At Butttington in 893 a combined Welsh and Mercian army under Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians, defeated a Danish army which had marched from Essex. This was the decisive battle in the war against the Viking invasion of the 890s.[2][3]

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  • Photos of Buttington and surrounding area on geograph


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