Lleyn  Caernarvonshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Lleyn like this:

Lleyn, peninsular part of Carnarvonshire, between Cardigan Bay and Carnarvon Bay; is 28 miles long, and has an average breadth of 6½ miles.

Lleyn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2024

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