llath [Welsh]

Please see: llathen, erw.

Plural, llathau. In Wales, a unit of land area, varying by locality.

I shall always use the word llath in the indefinite sense of a rod, which is its right meaning, applying it to measuring poles of various lengths. Llath must, of course, be distinguished from llathen.

Alfred Neobard Palmer.
Notes on ancient Welsh measures of land.
Archaeologia Cambrensis. 5th series. vol. 13, no. 49. (January 1896)
Page 2.

Some examples:

side of square
in feet
area of llath
in sq. ft
number
in an erw
24 576 160
21 441 160
11½ 132¼ 768

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