Hiraethog  Denbighshire


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

HIRAETHOG HILL, a range of hill and mountain in Denbigh; extending north-westward from the confiines of Merioneth, in the vicinity of Derwen, to the coast of the Irish sea, in the vicinity of Conway. It is about 25 miles long, and from 5 to 15 miles broad. It contains some high lakes, and the sources of many streams; and it is, in general, heathy and barren, yet includes some fertile spots.

Hiraethog through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st April 2021

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