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Cynwyd shown within Denbighshire
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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, 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. The Gwerclas estate became part of the Rhug estate in 1824 on the death of Richard Hughes until it was sold in 1972.
Local pubs include:
- The Blue Lion (Y Llew Glas)
- The Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru)
- Ysgol Maeshyfryd is the local bilingual primary school.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2000 : Parish Headcounts : Denbighshire Retrieved 14 January 2010
- "Georgian face of Gwerclas Hall". The Free Library. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
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