Llangelynnin shown within Gwynedd
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Location, History & Amenities
Llangelynnin sits on a slope above Cardigan Bay to the north of Tywyn. The A493 road and Cambrian Coast railway pass through the village, although the railway station closed in 1991. Llangelynnin's parish church dates from the 13th century and is dedicated to Saint Celynnin.
The community of Llangelynnin includes the larger village of Llwyngwril and the hamlet of Rhoslefain within its boundaries. It has an area of 2,154 hectares and a population of 708 (2001 census), reducing to 673 at the 2011 census.
- Davies, John; Jenkins, Nigel; Baines, Menna & Lynch, Peredur I. (2008) The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales, University of Wales Press, Cardiff.
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- A Vision of Britain through time: Llangelynnin
- www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Llangelynnin and surrounding area
- Snowdonia 360: Virtual Tour of Llangelynnin Church
- Llangelynin and Llwyngwril churches
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