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Dinmael, Conwy

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Dinmael, Conwy

Dinmael was a medieval lordship and cwmwd in north Wales which usually formed a part of the patrimony of the kingdom of Powys. The name, of Old Welsh origin, means "the King's Fort" (Din "fort" + Mael "king") and probably refers to a now forgotten early Welsh fortress. The name survives in the name of a rural community in the modern county of Conwy; however the modern community is much smaller than the medieval lordship.
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ0044
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
 

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