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Trefriw, Conwy

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Trefriw, Conwy

Trefriw is a village in Conwy County Borough, Wales. It lies on the river Conwy in North Wales, a few miles south of the site of the Roman fort of Canovium, sited at Caerhun. The parish population in 2001 was 924. Trefriw lies on the edge of Snowdonia, on the B5106 road to the north-west of Llanrwst, and about 4½ miles north of Betws-y-coed by road.
Post townTREFRIW
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH7863
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01492
Population1,338 (2001 census)
 

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

Trefriw, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Llanrwst and Trefriw), Carnarvonshire, on river Conway, 1½ mile NW. of Llanrwst, 9576 ac. (including Llanrhychwyn), pop. 625; P.O., T.O.; was a seat of Llewelyn's; Trefriw Spa is 1½ mile N. of vil.; in the tourist season Trefriw has communication by steamer with Degariwy and Conway.

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