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Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd

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Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd

Penrhyndeudraeth (English: Peninsula with Two Beaches) is a village and community in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It is located between Traeth Mawr (English: Big Beach), the now largely reclaimed estuary of the Afon Glaslyn, and Traeth Bach (English: Little Beach), the estuary of the Afon Dwyryd. The village is close to the mouth of the Afon Dwyryd on the A487 from Porthmadog, and has a population of 2,031.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH6139
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

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

Deudraeth ~ Penrhyn Dendraeth ~ Penrhyn Deudraeth

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

Penrhyn Deudraeth, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Llandecwyn, Llanfihangel-y-Traethau, and Llan-frothen pars., Merioneth - dist., pop. 2470; vil., 6 miles NE. of Harlech sta.; P.O., 1 Bank.

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