Presteigne Small town, Powys, old County of Powys. Location: on B4355, 5m (8km) S of Knighton. Description: Characterful little town in quiet border country with long history. Local knowledge: Country town for Radnorshire until reorganisation in the 1970s. Bridge: 17th-century bridge over River Lugg marks Wales/England border. Buildigns: The pillared Shire Hall, where courts were held until 1970. The Radnor Buildings display fine plasterwork. Castle: The Warden public park occupies site of Norman motte destroyed by Llywelyn the Last in 1262. Charter: Received its first charter as a borough in 1223. Church: Church of St Andrew mainly of later medieval period, but with some Norman and pre-Norman features; 16th-century Flemish tapestry. Custom: Curfew bell still rung each night from the church. Population: 1,300. Characterful little town in quiet border country with long history.Pub/inn: Radnorshire Arms built in 1616; a fine example of a half-timbered, black-and-white building. Swimming pool: Indoor pool.