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Llanfechain, Powys

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Llanfechain, Powys

Llanfechain is a small village located in northern Powys, mid-Wales, between Llanfyllin and Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain. It has a population of approximately 600 people. Features include a local pub, "plas-y-dinas", a small primary school and a village hall. The parish church, St Garmon's, was originally constructed in Norman times, and still retains many original features. The village has held a traditional village show on the August bank holiday weekend every year since 1966.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSJ1820
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

Other names by which Llanfechain, Powys has been known in the past

Llanfechan

Llanfechain, Powys in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanfechan.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Montgomeryshire, in NE. of co.- par., 4462 ac., pop. 630; vil., on r. Cain, 3½ m. E. of Llanfyllin; P.O.

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