Llanfair, Gwynedd

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Llandanwg and Llanfair Gwynedd across Y Maes.jpg
Llandanwg (left) and Llanfair (on the hill)
Llanfair is located in Gwynedd
 Llanfair shown within Gwynedd
Population 453 (2011)
OS grid reference SH576291
Community Llanfair
Principal area Gwynedd
Ceremonial county Gwynedd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HARLECH
Postcode district LL46
Dialling code 01341
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Welsh Assembly Dwyfor Meirionnydd
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Coordinates: 52°50′20″N 4°06′47″W / 52.839°N 4.113°W / 52.839; -4.113

Llanfair is a village and community in the Ardudwy area of Gwynedd in Wales. It has a population of 474,[1] reducing to 453 at the 2011 census.[2]

The village of Llanfair is situated to the east of the A496 coastal road between Llanbedr and Harlech.

The parish church of St Mair (St Mary), dating from the 12th century, was restored in the 19th century.[3] It is a grade II* listed building.[4]

The Chwarel Hen slate quarry, which operated in the 19th and early 20th century, is situated close to the village and is open to the public.


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