Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Corwen. You may be able to find further references to Corwen in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
CORWEN a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
CORWEN AND BALA RAILWAY a railway Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Corwen.

Place Type of entry Source
Bodorlas township Bartholomew
BODORLAS a township Imperial
Carrog place Bartholomew
CARROG a township, with a r station Imperial
DOL-AC-ABERALWEN a township Imperial
Eglwyseg (or Eglwysegle) hamlet Bartholomew
GLYNDWRDY, or Glyndyfrdwg a chapelry Imperial
Glyndyfrdwy ecclesiastical district and hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
Hendreforfydd hamlet Bartholomew
HENDREFORFYDD a township Imperial
LLYGADOG a township Imperial
MWSTWR a township Imperial
OWEN-GLYNDWR a demesne Imperial
RHAGGATT a township Imperial
TIRLLANERCH a township Imperial
TREWYN a township Imperial
YCHYLDREF a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Corwen within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Borrow Llangollen to Cerrigydruidion 3
George Borrow Llangollen Again 2
George Borrow Wrexham and Llangollen 1
George Borrow Around Anglesey (2) 1
George Borrow Bala to Llangollen 1
George Borrow To Wrexham 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Carrog 0 2
Bodorlas 0 2
Llansanffraid Glyndyfrdwy 0 2
Trewyn 0 1
Owen Glyndwr 0 1
Bryn Tangor 0 2
Bryn 0 2
Glyndyfrdwy 0 2
Llangar 0 2
Gwyddelwern 0 2
Maesgamedd 0 1
Cynwyd 0 2
Edeirnion 0 2
Gwrthrina 0 2
Bryneglwys 0 2
Llanelidan 0 2
Llantysilio 1 3
Llansanffraid Glynceiriog 6 2
Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog 3 2
Llawr Y Bettws 0 3