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Llandderfel, Gwynedd

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Llandderfel, Gwynedd

Llandderfel is a village in Gwynedd, Wales. The poet Dewi Havhesp is buried at Llandderfel church yard. Palé Hall was built in 1871, on the site of an older manor house in Llandderfel. It was designed by Samuel Pountey Smith of Shrewsbury for Henry Robertson MP, a railway engineer and local landowner. The house was used as a military hospital in World War I and a home for evacuated children in World War II. The Robertson family sold the estate to the Duke of Westminster in the 1950s.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH9837
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
 

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

Llanderfel

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

Llandderfel, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Llanderfel), Merioneth, in NE. of co.- par., 7794 ac., pop. 1059; vil., on river Dee, 4 miles NE. of Bala; P.O.

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