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Mostyn, Flintshire

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Mostyn, Flintshire

Mostyn is a small village in Flintshire, Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Dee, and located near the town of Holywell. Mostyn once served as a port from which ferries used to sail (until 2004) to Dublin on the Liverpool-Dublin route. Today, manufactured wings for the massive Airbus A380 aircraft leave Mostyn on the ship Ville De Bordeaux, after travelling down the River Dee by barge from the Airbus wing factory at Broughton, Flintshire.
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01745

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

Tremostyn ~ Mostone

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

Mostyn, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Whitford par., Flintshire - dist., pop. 2335; vil., on Dee estuary, 3½ miles NW. of Holy well; P.O., T. O., at Mostyn Quay, which has become of considerable importance in connection with the collieries in the neighbourhood; Mostyn Hall, seat of Lord Mostyn, dates partly from the reign of Henry VI., and contains many Welsh antiquities.

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