Trefnant

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Trefnant
Trefnant in 2007.jpg
The junction of the A525 and the B5428 roads
Trefnant is located in Denbighshire
Trefnant
Trefnant
Trefnant shown within Denbighshire
Population1,581 (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSJ046709
Community
  • Trefnant
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDENBIGH
Postcode districtLL16
Dialling code01745
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Denbighshire
53°13′37″N 3°25′44″W / 53.227°N 3.429°W / 53.227; -3.429Coordinates: 53°13′37″N 3°25′44″W / 53.227°N 3.429°W / 53.227; -3.429

Trefnant is a village and community in Denbighshire, Wales. It is located on the A525 road in the Vale of Clwyd (Dyffryn Clwyd), about halfway between St Asaph (Llanelwy) to the north and Denbigh to the south. At the 2001 Census, the community had a population of 1,409,[1] increasing to 1,581 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Holy Trinity Church, designed by George Gilbert Scott, is a Grade II* listed building in the village. It was erected to commemorate the life of John Lloyd Salusbury, of Galltfaenan Hall.[3] It forms part of a significant group of listed Scott-designed structures in the village, which include a school and parsonage.[4][5][6]

Nearby is Llannerch Hall.[7]

Trefnant railway station served the village. It closed in the 1960s.

Welsh language author and polemicist Emrys ap Iwan was a minister at Trefnant at the end of the 19th century.[citation needed]

Green Methodist Chapel was built in 1824.Built in the simple Gothic style, gable entry type. [8]

Trefnant used to have a football team called Trefnant Village FC. They dropped out of the Clwyd League due to a cash crisis. They have a Summer league team which won the first summer title in 1927 and they last won a trophy in 2004, the shield, beating Henllan in the final.[citation needed]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches beyond the boundaries of the Community and the total population taken at the 2011 Census was 1,970.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 Census: Trefnant, Office for National Statistics, retrieved 18 March 2009
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Holy Trinity Church". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Former rectory". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Trefnant School". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Trefnant School". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Llannerch Hall". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  8. ^ October 2018 http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/7900/details/green-chapel-welsh-calvinistic-methodist-trefnantaccessdate=9 October 2018 Check |url= value (help). Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 24 May 2015.

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