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Llansilin, Powys

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Llansilin, Powys

Llansilin is a village and local government community in Powys, Wales, about 6 miles west of Oswestry. The community, which includes Llansilin village, a large rural area and the hamlets of Moelfre and Rhiwlas as well as the remote parish of Llangadwaladr, had a population of 648 at the 2001 census. The village was a primary location for the making of the film The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain which starred Hugh Grant.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ2028
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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

Llansilin, township and vil., Denbighshire, and par., partly also in Shropshire - par., 16,647 ac., pop. 1836; township, 15,188 ac., pop. 1645; vil., on river Cynlletll, 6 miles SW. of Oswestry; P.O.

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