Brynteg, Anglesey

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The B5108 on the southern outskirts of Brynteg, Anglesey

Brynteg (About this soundWelsh pronunciation) is a crossroads village and post town on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. It is part of the community of Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf.

Description[edit]

Brynteg is located on the east of the island on the B5108 and B5110 roads due west of the coastal resort of Benllech.

During October 2013 the residents of Brynteg were invited to vote for changing the name of the village to Rhosfawr. The results of this vote was 19 for the proposal and 34 against.

In 2014, Brynteg was rated one of the most attractive postcode areas to live in Wales.[1]

Governance[edit]

Prior to the Isle of Anglesey (Electoral Arrangements) Order 2012 Brynteg gave its name to an electoral ward of the island's county council. The population of this ward taken at the 2011 Census was 1,869.[2] The ward subsequently became part of the new multi-councillor ward of Lligwy.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK's 'most desirable' postcodes revealed". BBC News.
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. ^ Howel Harris Hughes on the Dictionary of Welsh Biography

Coordinates: 53°19′08″N 04°15′37″W / 53.31889°N 4.26028°W / 53.31889; -4.26028