Bodfari

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Bodfari
Eglwys Sant Staffan Bodfari Sir Ddinbych St Stephen's Parish Church Bodfari, Denbighshire 05.JPG
St Stephen's Parish Church, Bodfari
Bodfari is located in Denbighshire
Bodfari
Bodfari
Bodfari shown within Denbighshire
Population 327 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SJ093701
Community
  • Bodfari
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DENBIGH
Postcode district LL16
Dialling code 01745
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DenbighshireCoordinates: 53°13′12″N 3°21′40″W / 53.220°N 3.361°W / 53.220; -3.361

Bodfari is a village in Denbighshire, Wales. Until the local government reorganisation of 1974, Bodfari was in the historic county of Flintshire.

The ancient parish of Bodfari comprised the townships of Bodfari, which was in historic Flintshire, and Aberwheeler, in historic Denbighshire.

Location[edit]

Bodfari is located at the approximate grid reference SJ093701. The village lies on the A541 road at the point where the road passes through a gap in the Clwydian Hills, the gap being part of the valley of the River Wheeler (Welsh: Afon Chwiler).

The Offa's Dyke National Trail passes through the village, and for walkers completing the trail south to north, Bodfari is usually the final overnight stop on the 177 mile route.

Bodfari had a railway station until 1962

The parish church[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 24 May 2015. 

External links[edit]