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Gwespyr, Flintshire

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Gwespyr, Flintshire

Gwespyr is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales. Gwespyr had a population of 289 people in the 2001 census. It overlooks Point of Ayr on the west side of the River Dee estuary and its sandy beaches with dunes. The hills of the Clwydian Range behind the village form the eastern boundary of the Vale of Clwyd. Gwespyr also looks respectively Welsh but is an alien name.
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1183
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01745

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

Gwespyr, hamlet, on river Dee, Flintshire, 5 miles NW. of Holywell.

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