Cwmgiedd

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Cwmgiedd
Cwmgiedd is located in Powys
Cwmgiedd
Cwmgiedd
Location within Powys
OS grid referenceSN787115
Community
  • Ystradgynlais
Principal area
Ceremonial county
  • Powys
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSwansea
Postcode districtSA9
Dialling code01639
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys
51°47′21″N 3°45′33″W / 51.7891°N 3.7591°W / 51.7891; -3.7591Coordinates: 51°47′21″N 3°45′33″W / 51.7891°N 3.7591°W / 51.7891; -3.7591

Cwmgiedd is a small village beside the River Giedd[1] within the community of Ystradgynlais, Powys, Wales. It lies 22.5 km (15 miles) north-east of Swansea and 253 km (157 miles) west of London.

The Silent Village, a 1943 British propaganda film about the destruction by the Nazi occupiers of the Czech village Lidice, was filmed here.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vaughan, David. "Přiběh dvou vesnic: Lidice - Cwmgiedd". archiv.radio.cz. Archived from the original on 10 April 2008. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Silent Village, The (1943)". ScreenOnline. BFI. Retrieved 23 May 2016.