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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Dyfed 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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