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Talacre, Flintshire

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Talacre, Flintshire

Talacre is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales with large holiday caravan parks adjacent. It is near Point of Ayr on the west side of the River Dee estuary and has a sandy beach with dunes. The hills of the Clwydian Range behind the village form the eastern boundary of the Vale of Clwyd. The name Talacre is a combination of the Welsh words tal, meaning end, and acrau, meaning acres. In the north-east Welsh dialect, acrau is pronounced as acre.
Post townHOLYWELL
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1284
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
 

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

Talacre, seaport vil., Llanasa par., Flintshire, 7½ miles NW. of Holywell; in vicinity are coal mines and freestone quarries; Talacre Hall is the seat of a branch of the Mostyn family.

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