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Pistyll, Gwynedd

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Pistyll, Gwynedd

Pistyll is a village and community in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, located on the Llŷn Peninsula. The community includes the village of Llithfaen, and has a population of 492. The actor Rupert Davies best known for playing the title character in Maigret, is buried here. The Welsh National Language Centre, Nant Gwrtheyrn, is located within the community, in Llithfaen.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH3242
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01758
Population492 (2001)

Other names by which Pistyll, Gwynedd has been known in the past


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

Pistill.-- coast par. and vil., Carnarvonshire, 5½ miles NW. of Pwllheli, 3949 ac. (138 water), pop. 909.

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