Carmel, Gwynedd

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Carmel
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Carmel village
Carmel is located in Gwynedd
Carmel
Carmel
Carmel shown within Gwynedd
OS grid reference SH492550
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Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CAERNARFON
Postcode district LL54
Dialling code 01286
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GwyneddCoordinates: 53°04′12″N 4°14′56″W / 53.070°N 4.249°W / 53.070; -4.249

Carmel is a small village near Y Fron in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. The village is built up mainly of Victorian homes, with a more modern area. The village contains a number of chapels, which are gradually closing down and some being converted into homes. The Victorian village school and post office have also been closed.[1] The last of the village's shops closed in 2014 (Siop Dorris). There are a number of other businesses including a driving school and a garage. Nearby villages are Penygroes and Groeslon. Notable residents have included Dafydd Glyn Jones, Sir Thomas Parry (1904-1985), Principal of University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, from 1958-1969 and the artist Ifor Pritchard.

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