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Froncysyllte, Denbighshire

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Froncysyllte, Denbighshire

Froncysyllte, commonly colloquially known as Fron, is a village in Wrexham county borough, Wales and stands on the banks of the River Dee and the Llangollen Canal. It is situated on the main A5 road which runs from London to Holyhead. Its name is derived from the Welsh word fron, meaning a hillside or slope, along with the name Cysyllte, one of the old townships of the parish of Llangollen. The anglicised spelling Vroncysyllte was commonly used until the mid 20th century.
Post townLLANGOLLEN
Administrative CountyDenbighshire
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ2741
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01691
 

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