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Llanasa, Flintshire

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Llanasa, Flintshire

Llanasa is village in the county of Flintshire, northeast Wales. Llanasa is described as one of the ancient parishes of Flintshire. It originally comprised the townships of Gronant, Gwespyr, Kelston, Golden Grove, Picston, Trewaelod, Axtyn and Trelogan. Named after Saint Asaph the village is known to have existed since at least c.600 AD and was originally called Llanasaph meaning the Church of Saint Asaph.
Post townHOLYWELL
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1081
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 code01745
 

Other names by which Llanasa, Flintshire has been known in the past

Llanasaph

Llanasa, Flintshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanasa (or Llanasaph), par. and vil., Flintshire - par., 6326 ac. land, 1680 tidal water, and 3154 foreshore, pop. 2731; vil., near mouth of Dee estuary, on Offa's Dyke, 7 miles E. of Rhyl; P.O.; Llanasa Hill (700 ft.) is crowned by a signal tower.

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