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Llanymynech, Powys

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Llanymynech, Powys

Llanymynech is a village straddling the border between Montgomeryshire/Powys, Wales and Shropshire, England about 9 miles (14 km) north of the Welsh town of Welshpool. The name is Welsh for "Church of the Monks". The village is on the banks of the river Vyrnwy, and the Montgomery Canal crosses through it. The border runs for the most part down the centre of the village's main street, with the eastern half of the village in England and the western half in Wales.
Post townLLANYMYNECH
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyShropshire / Montgomeryshire
OS GridSJ2620
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01691
Population887 (2001 Census)
 

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

Llanymynech, township and vil. with ry. sta., Shropshire, and par., partly also in Montgomeryshire - par., 2567 ac. (28 water), pop. 1003; township, 1344 ac. (28 water), pop. 452; vil., 6½ miles SW. of Oswestry; P.O., T,O.; in vicinity is Llanymynech Hill, alt. 900 ft., commanding fine views.

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