Llanllwni

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Llanllwni
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Mynydd Llanllwni
Llanllwni is located in Carmarthenshire
Llanllwni
Llanllwni
 Llanllwni shown within Carmarthenshire
OS grid reference SN489395
Community Llanllwni
Principal area Carmarthenshire
Ceremonial county Dyfed
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PENCADER
Postcode district SA39
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Welsh Assembly Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Website http://www.llanllwni.co.uk/
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UK
Wales
Carmarthenshire

Coordinates: 52°02′02″N 4°12′11″W / 52.034°N 4.203°W / 52.034; -4.203

Llanllwni is a village and community located in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The village lies along the A485 highway, stretching for about 2.5 mi (4.0 km), to the south-west of Llanybydder. To the south of the village lies Llanllwni Mountain. The 16th-century parish church, formerly dedicated to St. Llwni, is now dedicated to St. Luke and is a grade II* listed building.[1]

Besides Llanllwni village, the community extends to the southern bank of the River Teifi and includes the summit of Mynydd Llanybydder, 1,338 ft (408 m) high. The 2001 census recorded a population of 676, with 72.19% of the community able to speak some Welsh.

To the north of the village are Norwood Gardens, which are open to the public for much of the year. To the south west of the village is the listed building and listed garden of Maesycrugiau Manor. Now being used for accommodation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Church of St Luke or St Llonio, Llanllwni". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 20 December 2013. 

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