Llanfair Caereinion

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Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion is located in Powys
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion shown within Powys
Population 1,810 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SJ105065
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SY21
Dialling code 01938
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
PowysCoordinates: 52°38′56″N 3°19′28″W / 52.64882°N 3.32434°W / 52.64882; -3.32434

Llanfair Caereinion is a small town in Powys, Wales upon the River Banwy (also known as the River Einion), around 8 miles west of Welshpool.

Llanfair Caereinion Town Hall in 1802

In 2011 the ward had a population of 1,810. The town is built upon the site of an old Roman fort. Llanfair is most famous for being a terminus of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway. The site of the Battle of Maes Moydog is nearby.

About 6 miles (9.7 km) to the west of Llanfair is the Foel Studio, a recording studio the clients of which have included Hawkwind, My Bloody Valentine, Van der Graaf Generator, Sparks and many more.[2]

David Cox - Llanfair Church, c.1813

Notable Residents[edit]


  1. ^ "Town population 2011". Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  2. ^ [1]

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