Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Llanarth
Welsh: Llanarth
Sheep field at Gelligenlas, Llanarth
Llanarth is located in Ceredigion
Llanarth
Llanarth
 Llanarth shown within Ceredigion
OS grid reference SN423575
   – Cardiff 90 mi (140 km) SE 
Principal area Ceredigion
Ceremonial county Dyfed
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LLANARTH
Postcode district SA47
Dialling code 01545
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Ceredigion
Welsh Assembly Ceredigion
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion

Coordinates: 52°11′38″N 4°18′25″W / 52.194°N 4.307°W / 52.194; -4.307

Llanarth is a small village in Ceredigion, Wales, located on the A487 between Aberystwyth and Cardigan within three miles of both Aberaeron and New Quay.

Amenities[edit]

St David's parish church

In Llanarth, there is a petrol station, post office, a primary school, a public house (the Llanina Arms), a butcher, a Spar convenience store and a garden centre.

The parish church of St David's, once dedicated to St Fylltyg, is a grade II* listed building. It was renovated in 1872. [1] A stone in the churchyard is sometimes pointed out as bearing the Devil's footprint. According to legend, he was trying to steal one of the church's bells one night, but woke the vicar, who drove him off. He left the footprint as he fled.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

Dafydd Jones, Welsh rugby international and Llanelli Scarlets player was brought up in Llanarth.[3]

Daniel Lewis Lloyd, Bishop of Bangor, is buried in St David's churchyard, Llanarth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Church of Saint David, Llanarth". British Listed Buildinds. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Llanarth tourist information". WalesDirectory.co.uk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Dafydd Jones at BBC Mid Wales, September 2006. Accessed 22 October 2012.

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