Llangybi, Ceredigion

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Llangybi
Llangybi Parish Church.jpg
Llangybi is located in Ceredigion
Llangybi
Llangybi
Llangybi shown within Ceredigion
Population 653 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SN578478
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lampeter
Postcode district SA48
Dialling code 01570
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°09′33″N 4°02′09″W / 52.1592°N 4.0359°W / 52.1592; -4.0359Coordinates: 52°09′33″N 4°02′09″W / 52.1592°N 4.0359°W / 52.1592; -4.0359

Llangybi is a village and parish in the south of Ceredigion, Wales. It is located on the A485 between Tregaron to the north and Lampeter to the south, a mile and a half north of the village of Betws Bledrws.

The River Dulas flows past the village and joins the River Teifi near Lampeter.

Llangybi is one of three villages in Wales named after Saint Cybi.[2] The local church is also dedicated to Saint Cybi, which currently lies within the deanery of Lampeter of the diocese of Saint David's, and was at one time in the alternate patronage of the Earl of Lisburne} and Lord Carrington[disambiguation needed].

Llangybi railway station was located on the Carmarthen to Abserystwyth line, closing in February 1965.

Derry Ormond Tower

The Derry Ormond Tower is situated very prominently on a spur of hill between the two minor valleys of the Afon Denys and Nant Dyfel and overlooking the Dulas valley. It is said to have been built by local unemployed for the squire of Derry Ormond House. It is a grade II* structure but currently in poor condition with missing stairs.[3]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward of the same name also exists. This stretches beyond the boundaries of the Community with a total population of 1,484.[4]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  2. ^ T. D. Breverton, The Book of Welsh Saints (Cyhoeddiadau Glyndŵr, 2001), d.g. Cybi.
  3. ^ "Derry Ormond Tower, Llangybi". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 May 2015.