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Deganwy, Conwy

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Deganwy, Conwy

Deganwy (Middle Welsh Degannwy, Brythonic *Decantouion) is a village in Conwy County Borough in Wales with a population of 3,700. It is in a more English-speaking region of north Wales, with only 1 in 4 residents speaking Welsh as a first language. It is located south of Llandudno and to the east of Conwy, which is on the opposite side of the River Conwy, and with which it forms the Conwy community.
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH7779
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

Other names by which Deganwy, Conwy has been known in the past


Deganwy, Conwy in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Diganwy, ancient castle (ry. sta. Deganwy), in detached part of N. Carnarvonshire, at mouth of river Conway, 1¾ mile NW. of Conway.

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