Llangwyfan  Denbighshire


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

LLANGWYFAN, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbighshire; on an affluent of the river Clwyd, under MoelArthur, 5 miles E by S of Denbigh r. station. It contains the townships of Llan, Cefn-y-gwrdy, Coydiog, and Gales; and its Post town is Denbigh. Acres, 1,136. Real property, £1,459. Pop., 246. Houses, 52. Glanywern is a chief residence. Much of the land is hill. Moel-Arthur has an altitude of 1,491 feet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaplh. Value, £209. * Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff.

Llangwyfan through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th August 2020

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