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Llanfaglan, Gwynedd

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Llanfaglan, Gwynedd

Llanfaglan is a parish in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It lay in the medieval cwmwd of Is Gwyrfai. Llanfaglan is a medieval parish bordering with the parish of Llanbeblig, Caernarfon, on the shore of the Menai Strait and Traeth y Foryd. The church in Llanfaglan, St Baglan's stands alone in the middle of a field and is now owned by the Friends of Friendless Churches. In 2005, it was discovered that the church and the older part of the cemetery were part of a pentagonal enclosure.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH4760
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
 

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

Llanfagladen

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

Llanfaglan (or Llanfagladen), par. and vil., Carnarvonshire, in NW. of co., on Menai Strait, 2 m. SW. of Carnarvon, 1272 ac. land and 612 water, pop. 258.

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