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Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Maentwrog, Gwynedd

Maentwrog is a village and community in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, lying in the Vale of Ffestiniog just below Blaenau Ffestiniog, within the Snowdonia National Park. The River Dwyryd runs alongside the village. It has a population of 585.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH6640
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

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

Maentwrog, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Maentwrog Road), Merioneth, on river Dwyryd - par., 5465 ac., pop. 852; the vil., 3 miles SW. of Festiniog, is situated in the centre of a picturesque valley, and is visited by tourists; Archdeacon Prys, who translated the Psalms into Welsh, was rector.

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