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Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Llanengan, Gwynedd

Llanengan is a small village and community 1.2 miles south west of Abersoch in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It has a population of 2,024. In its centre is the parish church of St. Einion, one of the oldest churches in the Llŷn peninsula. The popular seaside resort village of Abersoch falls within the community. The local public house is called the Sun. Lead was formerly obtained from a lead mine just outside the village. A chimney can be seen on the left from the road to Porth Neigwl .
Post townPWLLHELI
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH2926
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01758
Population2,024 (2001)
 

Llanengan, Gwynedd in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanengan, par. and vil., Carnarvonshire, in SW. of co., at SE. extremity of Lleyn Peninsula, 7 miles SW. of Pwllheli, 4354 ac. (633 water), pop. 1408; P.O.; the coast here is very dangerous, and was the scene of the wreck of the Transit in 1839; the par. contains 3 ancient camps and some other antiquities.

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