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Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd

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Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd

Llanuwchllyn is a village in Gwynedd, Wales, near the southern end of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid). Its population according to the United Kingdom Census 2001 was 834. , of which approximately 81% were Welsh-speaking. Llanuwchllyn railway station is the headquarters of the narrow gauge Bala Lake Railway, centred on the former Great Western Railway station on the standard-gauge line from Ruabon to Barmouth. The town was the birthplace of Welsh language author and educationalist Owen Morgan Edwards.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH8730
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

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

Llanuchyllyn ~ Llanuwchyllyn

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

Llanuchyllyn, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Merioneth, in NE. of co.- par., 12,000 ac., pop. 1078; vil., near head of Bala Lake, 3¾ miles SW. of Bala; P.O.

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