British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Gwynedd » Tal-y-llyn, Gwynedd - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Tal-y-llyn, Gwynedd

Local area map loading...

Tal-y-llyn, Gwynedd

Tal-y-llyn, or Talyllyn, is a small hamlet and former parish in Gwynedd, Wales, situated at the end of Tal-y-llyn Lake close to the village of Abergynolwyn. The parish covered an area of 36,000 acres . The River Dysynni flows out of the lake at this point, flowing down to enter Cardigan Bay north of Tywyn. For much of the 19th century, and the first half of the 20th century, the predominant industry in the area was slate mining, in the quarries at Bryn Eglwys and Corris.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH7109
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

Your comments about Tal-y-llyn, Gwynedd

What do you know about Tal-y-llyn, Gwynedd? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus