Llangynyw

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Llangynyw
Llangynyw is located in Powys
Llangynyw
Llangynyw
Llangynyw shown within Powys
Population 582 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SJ125085
Principal area
Ceremonial county
  • Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WELSHPOOL
Postcode district SY21
Dialling code 01938
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys
52°40′21″N 3°19′02″W / 52.67251°N 3.3171°W / 52.67251; -3.3171Coordinates: 52°40′21″N 3°19′02″W / 52.67251°N 3.3171°W / 52.67251; -3.3171
Llangyniw church, 1794

Llangynyw (also Llangyniew) is a hamlet and community in Powys, mid Wales. It is located on a hill inside a bend in the River Banwy, approximately two miles north-east of Llanfair Caereinion.

The focus of the hamlet is the Parish Church of St. Cynyw, which dates from between 1450 and 1500 and is a Grade II* listed building.[2]

The parish of Llangynyw had a population of 551 when the 1801 census was taken, 430 in 1901, and 295 in 1971,[3] increasing back to 582 at the 2011 census.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Church of St Cynyw, Llangyniew". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "A vision of Llangynyw AP/CP". A Vision of Britain. 

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