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Pantasaph, Flintshire

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Pantasaph, Flintshire

Pantasaph is a small village in Flintshire, north-east Wales, two miles south of Holywell. It is notable for its large Franciscan Retreat Centre on the main street. The village graveyard holds the remains of a number of British soldiers shot for cowardice during World War I. It is also the location of the former St Clare's Convent built in 1862 which included a hospital and orphanage school which closed c. 1977/78.
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ1675
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01352

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