Llangynyw

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Llangynyw
Llangynyw is located in Powys
Llangynyw
Llangynyw
 Llangynyw shown within Powys
OS grid reference SJ125085
Principal area Powys
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 Montgomeryshire
List of places
UK
Wales
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Coordinates: 52°40′21″N 3°19′02″W / 52.67251°N 3.3171°W / 52.67251; -3.3171

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 A.D. and 1500 A.D. and is a Grade II* listed building. [1]

The parish of Llangynyw had a population of 551 when the 1801 census was taken, 430 in 1901, and 295 in 1971.[2]

References[edit]

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

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