Blaenborthyn

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Blaenborthyn
Blaenborthyn is located in Ceredigion
Blaenborthyn
Blaenborthyn
Location within Ceredigion
OS grid referenceSN44SE23
• Cardiff60.4 mi (97.2 km)
• London179.9 mi (289.5 km)
Community
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPencader
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°03′08″N 4°14′35″W / 52.052168°N 4.243149°W / 52.052168; -4.243149Coordinates: 52°03′08″N 4°14′35″W / 52.052168°N 4.243149°W / 52.052168; -4.243149

Blaenborthyn is a small village in the community of Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales, which is 60.4 miles (97.2 km) from Cardiff and 179.9 miles (289.5 km) from London. Blaenborthyn is represented in the National Assembly for Wales by Elin Jones (Plaid Cymru) and the Member of Parliament is Mark Williams (Liberal Democrats).[1][2]

Etymology[edit]

The name Blaenborthyn is a Welsh name which means "The head of the portal (or way in)". "Borthyn" is also found in the town of Ruthin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Assembly for Wales website; recalled 24 February 2014
  2. ^ parliament.uk Website; recalled 24 February 2014

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