Aberangell

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Aberangell
Cottages in Aberangell - geograph.org.uk - 1431285.jpg
Walton Terrace in Aberangell
Aberangell is located in Gwynedd
Aberangell
Aberangell
Location within Gwynedd
OS grid referenceSH845098
Community
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMACHYNLLETH
Postcode districtSY20
Dialling code01650
PoliceNorth Wales
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AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
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Gwynedd
52°40′26″N 3°42′29″W / 52.674°N 3.708°W / 52.674; -3.708Coordinates: 52°40′26″N 3°42′29″W / 52.674°N 3.708°W / 52.674; -3.708

Aberangell (About this soundWelsh pronunciation) is a village in Gwynedd, Wales.

Location[edit]

Aberangell stands at the confluence of the River Angell and the River Dyfi, and lies within Dinas Mawddwy community.

History[edit]

Estates[edit]

During the Victorian era, three major estates dominated the village and it' surrounding area. To the north lay Sir Edmund Buckley's Dinas Mawddwy estate; to the south and east was Dolcorsllwyn Hall, owned by Sir Thomas Frost. To the west lay Plas Cwmllecoediog, owned by James Walton and his sons William and Frederick.[1]

Transport[edit]

Aberangell railway station was on the Mawddwy Railway. It was also the terminus of the narrow gauge Hendre-Ddu Tramway.

1990 onwards[edit]

Royal Mail announced the closure of Aberangell post office in October 2008.[2] In 1993 and 2008 Aberangell won Calor Village of the Year in Wales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Richard (1894). Montgomeryshire worthies. Newtown: Phillips & Son. p. 308.
  2. ^ "PO branch saved but 48 to close". BBC News Online. October 2008. Retrieved 26 June 2010.

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