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Traditional Cottages near St Elizabeth's Church in the High Street, Glasinfryn - - 813320.jpg
High Street, Glasinfryn
Glasinfryn is located in Gwynedd
Glasinfryn shown within Gwynedd
OS grid reference SH585687
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BANGOR
Postcode district LL57
Dialling code 01248
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
53°11′49″N 4°07′01″W / 53.197°N 4.117°W / 53.197; -4.117Coordinates: 53°11′49″N 4°07′01″W / 53.197°N 4.117°W / 53.197; -4.117

Glasinfryn is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales.[1][2] It is situated between the village of Tregarth and the city of Bangor, Gwynedd. The village is residential in nature but with many outlying farms.

It is noted, perhaps, for having two bridges, one carries the old Bethesda, Wales to Bangor railway trackbed on an attractive Victorian architecture viaduct, the other is a concrete flyover built in the 1980s carrying the A55.

It is credited as the start of the A4244 road but in reality the road lies approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) south of the village. "Infryn" means turf, therefore the name of the village means literally "blue turf".


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 115 Snowdon (Caernarfon) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319231845. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

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