Pentir

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Pentir
The Square at Pentir - geograph.org.uk - 229928.jpg
Pentir is located in Gwynedd
Pentir
Pentir
Location within Gwynedd
Population2,450 
OS grid referenceSH 5736 6698
• Cardiff124.2 mi (199.9 km)
• London204.7 mi (329.4 km)
Community
  • Pentir
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBangor
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
53°10′51″N 4°08′09″W / 53.180750°N 4.135899°W / 53.180750; -4.135899Coordinates: 53°10′51″N 4°08′09″W / 53.180750°N 4.135899°W / 53.180750; -4.135899

Pentir is a community and electoral ward in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, and is 124.2 miles (199.9 km) from Cardiff and 204.7 miles (329.4 km) from London.[1][2] In 2011 the population of Pentir was 2450 with 58.7% of them able to speak Welsh.[3] It includes the Penrhosgarnedd suburbs of Bangor and the hamlet of Pentir.

The Faenol Hall (Vaenol Estate) is a Grade II* Listed Building within the community, as well as a number of other buildings on the estate e.g. Chapel of St. Mary.[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. ^ British Listed Buildings website.

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