Aberedw

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Aberedw
Aberedw is located in Powys
Aberedw
Aberedw
 Aberedw shown within Powys
Population 229 (2011)
OS grid reference SO080476
Community Aberedw
Principal area Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Builth Wells
Postcode district LD2 3
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Brecon and Radnorshire
Welsh Assembly Brecon and Radnorshire
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys

Coordinates: 52°07′00″N 3°21′00″W / 52.1167°N 3.35°W / 52.1167; -3.35

Aberedw is a village in Powys, Wales. The community covers an area of 3,055 hectares (11.80 sq mi).[1] Its population was 229, according to the 2011 census;[1] a 4.57% increase since the 219 people noted in 2001.[2] The 2011 census showed 4.8% of the population could speak Welsh, a fall from 11.2% in 2001.[3]

The ruins of the medieval Aberedw Castle are nearby.

It is also the site of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd's death, commonly thought to have occurred in Cilmeri, where his men were finally defeated.

Church of St Cewydd

The church of St Cewydd is a grade II* listed building. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area: Aberedw (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Area: Aberedw (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. 18 November 2004. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census results by Community". Welsh Language Commissioner. 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Church of St Cewydd, Aberedw". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 

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