Llanwrin

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Llanwrin
Llanwrin.jpg

Llanwrin in 2006
Llanwrin is located in Powys
Llanwrin
Llanwrin
 Llanwrin shown within Powys
OS grid reference SH787034
Principal area Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MACHYNLLETH
Postcode district SY20
Dialling code 01650
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Montgomeryshire
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys

Coordinates: 52°36′57″N 3°47′33″W / 52.6157°N 3.7925°W / 52.6157; -3.7925

Llanwrin (About this sound pronunciation ) is a small village in the valley of the Afon Dyfi in Powys about two miles north-east of Machynlleth.

History and background[edit]

Historically, it was in the county of Montgomeryshire (Welsh: Sir Drefaldwyn).

The village is named after its church, dedicated to St. Gwrin, which dates from late medieval times and was last restored in 1864. [1]

Once a thriving community with its own Blacksmiths, Public House and village shop, all long since closed, in recent years the village has been a collection of houses stretched along the B4404 road.

Straw man[edit]

Llanwrin is known locally, for its various Straw man characters which are located from time to time on the small triangle shaped village green.

The Strawman

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