Llansannan

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Llansannan
"The Girl" Llansannan - geograph.org.uk - 127773.jpg
"The Girl" in Llansannan
Llansannan is located in Conwy
Llansannan
Llansannan
 Llansannan shown within Conwy
Population 1,291 (2001)
OS grid reference SH9365
Community Llansannan
Principal area Conwy
Ceremonial county Clwyd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DENBIGH
Postcode district LL16
Dialling code 01745
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Clwyd West
Welsh Assembly Clwyd West
List of places
UK
Wales
Conwy

Coordinates: 53°10′34″N 3°35′42″W / 53.176°N 3.595°W / 53.176; -3.595

Llansannan is a rural village and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales. It lies on the bank of the River Aled and is about 8 miles to the south of Abergele and 9 miles (14 km) to the west of Denbigh. The population was 1,291 in 2001,[1] with 67% able to speak Welsh.

Amenities[edit]

St Sannan's church

The village contains the Red Lion Inn and Ysgol Bro Aled primary school.

A village landmark is the statue of the "Little Girl" that commemorates notable figures from the area.[2] The work of William Goscombe John, the statue was officially unveiled in 1899, shortly after the death of local politician T. E. Ellis, whose brainchild it had been.

The parish church of St Sannan is a grade II* listed building.[3]

Sport[edit]

Clwb Pêl-droed Llansannan (Llansannan Football Club) compete in Vale of Clwyd and Conwy Football League.

Famous residents[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Llansannan at Wikimedia Commons

Llansannan