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Lixwm, Flintshire

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Lixwm, Flintshire

Lixwm is a small village in Flintshire, Wales. It is part of the community of Ysceifiog. Lixwm was formerly a mining village, and one explanation of its unusual name was that it was given to it by miners who moved to the area from Derbyshire: in their dialect "likesome", or "licksome", was an adjective meaning "pleasant". It may have been referred to as Lixwm Green, or Lixum Green, for a period in the 19th century.
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1671
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

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