Llanfwrog, Anglesey

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Llanfwrog
Capel Salem, Llanfwrog - geograph.org.uk - 1367919.jpg
Llanfwrog is located in Anglesey
Llanfwrog
Llanfwrog
 Llanfwrog shown within Anglesey
Principal area Anglesey
Ceremonial county Gwynedd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Ynys Môn
Welsh Assembly Ynys Môn
List of places
UK
Wales
Anglesey

Coordinates: 53°19′31″N 4°33′07″W / 53.325278°N 4.551944°W / 53.325278; -4.551944

Llanfwrog is a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales. It lies about 4 miles to the northeast of Holyhead.[1] The village lies near the coast about a mile east of Beach Gribin. A country road connects it with the A5025 road, one mile east, and Llanfaethlu, approximately 2.5 miles to the north.

According to tradition, it was founded by Saint Mwrog. In the Welsh language Llanfwrog translates as the place/church of St. Mwrog. The only other place that is associated with the name of a Saint Mwrog is Llanfwrog, Denbighshire. In the Middle Ages Llanfwrog parish lay in the commote Talybolion in the Hundred of Cemaes. The church belonged to the rectory of the parish of Llan by the eighteenth century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. Google Maps (Map).
  2. ^ Atlas Môn (Llangefni, 1972), mapiau tt. 38, 76.