Llanddulas  Denbighshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanddulas like this:

LLANDDULAS, a village and a parish in St. Asaph district, Denbigh. The village stands on the coast, adjacent to the Chester and Holyhead railway, at the spot where Richard II. was betrayed by Percy to Bollingbroke, 2¼ miles W by N of Abergele; is a pretty place; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Abergele. ...

The parish comprises 606 acres of land, and 110 of water. Real property, £1,661; of which £17 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851,575; in 1861,619. Houses, 139. The property is divided among a few. Gwrch Castle, an imposing mansion, with extensive castellated front, belonged to the late L. H. B. Hesketh, Esq.; and Bryndulas is the seat of J. B. Hesketh, Esq.

Limestone is found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £160. * Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church contains a Norman arch, and is good.

Llanddulas through time

Llanddulas is now part of Conwy district. Click here for graphs and data of how Conwy has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanddulas itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanddulas, in Conwy and Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th January 2019

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