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This article is about the village in Wales. For the town in Pennsylvania, United States, see Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
Y Sgwar, Cynwyd - The Square - - 469367.jpg
The Square (Y Sgwar)
Cynwyd is located in Denbighshire
 Cynwyd shown within Denbighshire
Population 528 (2001)
OS grid reference SJ0541
Community Cynwyd
Principal area Denbighshire
Ceremonial county Clwyd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CORWEN
Postcode district LL21
Dialling code 01490
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Clwyd South
Welsh Assembly Clwyd South
List of places

Coordinates: 52°57′32″N 3°24′22″W / 52.959°N 3.406°W / 52.959; -3.406

Cynwyd is a small village and community in the Edeirnion area of Denbighshire in Wales, located about 2 miles (3 km) south west of the town of Corwen. It had a population of 528 in 2001,[1] and is home to a large factory, run by Ifor Williams Trailers.

Gwerclas Hall is situated approximately 1.5 km north-west of Cynwyd village. The present grade II* listed building dates mainly to 1767 and was built for Hugh Hughes Lloyd, replacing a house that had stood on the site for several hundred years. In was constructed in three storeys with a three bay frontage and a central pedimented porch entrance.[2] The Gwerclas estate became part of the Rhug estate in 1824 on the death of Richard Hughes until it was sold in 1972.

Cynwyd railway station was formerly a station on the Ruabon to Barmouth line; it closed to passengers on 18 January 1965.


Local pubs include:

  • The Blue Lion (Y Llew Glas)
  • The Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru)



  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2000 : Parish Headcounts : Denbighshire Retrieved 14 January 2010
  2. ^ "Georgian face of Gwerclas Hall". The Free Library. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 

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