Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LLANGOLLEN a small town, a vale, and a parish Imperial
LLANGOLLEN RAILWAY a railway Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BACHE a township Imperial
Cilcochwin hamlet Bartholomew
CILCOCHWIN a township Imperial
CROGEN-IDDON and CROGEN-W-LADIES two townships Imperial
Crogen-iddon and Crogen-y-Ladles 2 hamlets Bartholomew
CYSYLLTE a township Imperial
DINBREN a township Imperial
EGLYNOD-EAGLE a township Imperial
ERWALLO a township Imperial
Glyn-Traian township Bartholomew
GLYN-TRAIAN a parochial division and a chapelry Imperial
Havodgynfawr hamlet Bartholomew
HAVODGYNFAWR a township Imperial
Llangollen-Traian township Bartholomew
NANTYGWRYD a township Imperial
PENGWERN a township Imperial
Pontfadog ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
PONTFADOG a chapelry Imperial
RHYSCOG a township Imperial
TALYGARTH a township Imperial
Trevor village with railway station Bartholomew
TREVOR a village, two townships, and a chapelry Imperial
VIVOD 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 Llangollen 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 Wrexham and Llangollen 34
George Borrow Around Llangollen 24
George Borrow Llangollen Again 23
George Borrow Bala to Llangollen 22
George Borrow To Wrexham 15
George Borrow Chirk Castle 10
George Borrow Conversations in Llangollen 8
George Borrow Over the Berwyns 7
George Borrow Llangollen to Cerrigydruidion 7
George Borrow To Ruthin 3
George Borrow Departure for South Wales 3
George Borrow To the waterfall 2
George Borrow To Beddgelert 2
George Borrow Bala to Dinas Mawddwy 2
George Borrow Around Anglesey (1) 1
George Borrow Around Anglesey (4) 1
George Borrow Rhyadr waterfall 1
George Borrow Strata Florida and Tregaron 1
George Borrow To Swansea 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
Pengwern 0 2
Valle Crucis 0 2
Elisegs Pillar 0 2
Pontfadog 0 2
Erwallo 0 2
Trevor 0 2
Pont Cysylltan 0 2
Llantysilio 1 3
Glyntraean 0 2
Nantygwryd 0 1
Cefn 0 2
Pen Y Cae 0 1
Llansanffraid Glynceiriog 6 2
Acrefair 0 2
Christionydd 0 2
Glyndyfrdwy 0 2
Rhosymedre 0 2
Bron Y Garth 0 2
Chirk 15 3
Rhosllannerchrugog 0 1