Llanelltyd

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Llanelltyd
Pont Wnion and the centre of Llanelltyd village - geograph.org.uk - 536122.jpg
Pont Wnion and the centre of the village
Llanelltyd is located in Gwynedd
Llanelltyd
Llanelltyd
Location within Gwynedd
Area43.09 km2 (16.64 sq mi)
Population514 (2011)
• Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSH714194
Community
  • Llanelltyd
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDOLGELLAU
Postcode districtLL40
Dialling code01341
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
52°45′25″N 3°54′18″W / 52.757°N 3.905°W / 52.757; -3.905Coordinates: 52°45′25″N 3°54′18″W / 52.757°N 3.905°W / 52.757; -3.905

Llanelltyd (Welsh: Llanelltyd) is a small village and community in Gwynedd, to the northwest of Dolgellau. The community population taken at the 2011 Census was 514, 57.4% of which speak Welsh.[1]

It is home to the 12th-century Cymer Abbey, a grade I listed building.[2] St Illtyd's church, one of the oldest parish churches in Wales, is a grade II* listed building.[3]

The small settlement of Bontddu is in the community.

Notable people born in Llanelltyd[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Cymer Abbey, a 470 (N Side), Cymer Abbey, Llanelltyd". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Parish Church of St Illtyd including churchyard walls and gatepiers, Llanelltyd". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 16 December 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Llanelltyd at Wikimedia Commons