Penparc

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Penparc
House at road junction, Penparc - geograph.org.uk - 893895.jpg
House at road junction, Penparc
Penparc is located in Ceredigion
Penparc
Penparc
Location within Ceredigion
OS grid referenceSN21175 47973
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSA43
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°06′07″N 4°36′45″W / 52.101866°N 4.612508°W / 52.101866; -4.612508Coordinates: 52°06′07″N 4°36′45″W / 52.101866°N 4.612508°W / 52.101866; -4.612508

Penparc is a village in Ceredigion, Wales, on the A487 road 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Cardigan.

The surrounding land is principally used for cattle grazing although the significant glacial sand deposits[1] are also commercially used as a source of sand and gravel.[2]

To the east of the village, near a prominent conical hill, is the site of the Battle of Crug Mawr, fought in 1136.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ordovician and Silurian meta-sedimentary aquifers of central and south-west Wales" (PDF). The Environment Agency. 2005. ISBN 978-1-84432-642-6. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Penparc residents angry over quarry extension plans". BBC. 13 January 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Dyfed Archaeological Trust: Cardigan". Retrieved 13 May 2018.