Llanycil

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Llanycil
Eglwys Sant Pedr Llanybydder - geograph.org.uk - 739953.jpg
Llanycil is located in Gwynedd
Llanycil
Llanycil
Location within Gwynedd
Population416 
OS grid referenceSH 9149 3489
• Cardiff99.9 mi (160.8 km)
• London176.2 mi (283.6 km)
Community
  • Llanycil
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townY Bala
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
52°54′02″N 3°36′53″W / 52.90047°N 3.614599°W / 52.90047; -3.614599Coordinates: 52°54′02″N 3°36′53″W / 52.90047°N 3.614599°W / 52.90047; -3.614599

Llanycil is a community in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, near Bala, and is 99.9 miles (160.7km) from Cardiff and 176.2 miles (283.6km) from London.[1][2] In 2011 the population of Llanycil was 416 with 80.4% of them able to speak Welsh.[3] The community includes the small settlement of Parc.

The former church in the community was dedicated to St Beuno and now houses the Mary Jones World heritage centre. Thomas Charles (1755-1814) of Bala, the Calvinistic Methodist minister and founder of the British and Foreign Bible Society, is buried in the village churchyard.[4]

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
  4. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 11. Oxford University Press. 2004. p. 166. ISBN 0-19-861361-X.Article by Edwin Welch.

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