Star, Pembrokeshire

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Star is located in Pembrokeshire
Star shown within Pembrokeshire
OS grid reference SN245350
  • Clydau
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Llanfyrnach
Postcode district SA35
Dialling code 01239
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
List of places
51°59′05″N 4°33′19″W / 51.9848°N 4.5553°W / 51.9848; -4.5553Coordinates: 51°59′05″N 4°33′19″W / 51.9848°N 4.5553°W / 51.9848; -4.5553

Star is a small village in the parish of Clydau[1] in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

It lies south of Bwlchygroes on a crossroads in the valley of the Afon Cneifa (a tributary of Afon Cych) where the river is bridged.


In 1910 there was a mill processing wheat and corn in the village, and a public house, the Lancych Arms,[2] taking its name from the small settlement of Lancych on Afon Cych to the north.[3]


Star Baptist Chapel was opened in 1881.[4] It has an external baptism tank.[5] In 1892 the annual meeting of the Pembrokeshire Baptist Association was held in Star, with preaching to large numbers of people over two days.[6]


  1. ^ "GENUKI: Clydey". Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "To let". The Welshman. 21 January 1910. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "GENUKI: Parish map no.11". Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Star, Llanfyrnach: New Chapel". South Wales Daily News. 16 May 1881. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Coflein: Star Baptist Chapel". Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Pembrokeshire Baptist Association". The Cardigan Observer and General Advertiser for the Counties of Cardigan Carmarthen and Pembroke. 11 June 1892. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 

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