Botwnnog is a village and community in Gwynedd in Wales, located on the Llŷn Peninsula 6 km (4 mi) west-north-west of Abersoch. It has a population of 955, increasing to 996 at the 2011 Census.
It lies between Mynytho and Sarn Meyllteyrn, has two schools, Pont y Gof Primary School and Ysgol Botwnnog (secondary), and a doctors' surgery, Meddygfa Rhydbach.
The artist Moses Griffith (1749–1819) was born in Botwnnog and attended Ysgol Botwnnog. His watercolour Bottwnog church & free school is in the collection of the National Library of Wales.
Ysgol Botwnnog, a bilingual comprehensive school with about 400 pupils aged 11 to 16, was founded in 1616 by Henry Rowlands, Bishop of Bangor.
- ^ "Community/Ward population 2011". Retrieved 14 May 2015.
- ^ Office for National Statistics : Neighbourhood Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gwynedd
- ^ http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/viewlocalservice.aspx?id=5132
- ^ Ellis, Megan (1959). "Moses Griffith". Dictionary of Welsh Biography.
- ^ "Botwnnog Church and Free School". National Library of Wales.
- ^ "Ysgol Botwnnog". Retrieved 7 July 2016.
- ^ Schools Inquiry Commission (1868). Report of the Commissioners. G .E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode. p. Appendix 60. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
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