Llanfair, Gwynedd

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Llanfair
Llandanwg and Llanfair Gwynedd across Y Maes.jpg
Llandanwg (left) and Llanfair (on the hill)
Llanfair is located in Gwynedd
Llanfair
Llanfair
Location within Gwynedd
Population453 (2011)
OS grid referenceSH576291
Community
  • Llanfair
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHARLECH
Postcode districtLL46
Dialling code01341
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
52°50′20″N 4°06′47″W / 52.839°N 4.113°W / 52.839; -4.113Coordinates: 52°50′20″N 4°06′47″W / 52.839°N 4.113°W / 52.839; -4.113

Llanfair is a village and community in the Ardudwy area of Gwynedd in Wales. It has a population of 474,[1] reducing to 453 at the 2011 census.[2]

The village of Llanfair is situated to the east of the A496 coastal road between Llanbedr and Harlech, and includes Llandanwg.

The parish church of St Mair (St Mary), dating from the 12th century, was restored in the 19th century,[3] it is a grade II* listed building.[4]

The Chwarel Hen slate quarry, which operated in the 19th and early 20th century, is situated close to the village and is open to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gwynedd Archived 22 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  3. ^ "The Diocese of Bangor, Deanery of Ardudwy, St Mair, Llanfair". Retrieved 5 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Church of St Mary, Llanfair". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 4 January 2014.

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