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Halkyn, Flintshire (Helygain)

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Halkyn, Flintshire (Helygain)

Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ2171
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
 

Other names by which Halkyn, Flintshire (Helygain) has been known in the past

Halkyn/Helygain ~ Helygain ~ Halkin ~ Alchene

Halkyn, Flintshire (Helygain) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Halkin (or Halkyn), par. and vil., in co. and 2½ miles SW. of Flint, 3408 ac., pop. 1376; P.O.; here is Halkin Castle, seat of Marquis of Westminster. In vicinity is Halkin Mountain (993 ft.) with ancient camp.

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