Llanfrothen

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Llanfrothen
St Brothen 0005.jpg
Llanfrothen is located in Gwynedd
Llanfrothen
Llanfrothen
Location within Gwynedd
Population437 
OS grid referenceSH64SW42
• Cardiff108.1 mi (174.0 km)
• London193.6 mi (311.6 km)
Community
  • Llanfrothen
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPenrhyndeudraeth
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
52°57′02″N 4°03′00″W / 52.950438°N 4.049963°W / 52.950438; -4.049963Coordinates: 52°57′02″N 4°03′00″W / 52.950438°N 4.049963°W / 52.950438; -4.049963

Llanfrothen (About this soundWelsh pronunciation) is a community in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, between the towns of Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog and is 108.1 miles (174.0km) from Cardiff and 193.6 miles (311.6km) from London.[1][2] In 2011 the population of Llanfrothen was 437 with 70.1% of them able to speak Welsh.[3]

Parc, a Grade II* Listed Building is within the community, as are the village of Garreg and the hamlet of Croesor.

The church at Llanfrothen is dedicated to St Brothen and is a Grade 1 listed building and is in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bangor University Placenames Unit (Canolfan Bedwyr); accessed 9 May 2014
  2. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google.
  3. ^ Welsh Government website; 2011 Census Returns and stats; accessed 9 May 2014

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