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Eglwyswen, Pembrokeshire

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Eglwyswen, Pembrokeshire

Eglwyswen (sometimes called Whitechurch or Whitchurch-by-Cardigan) is a hamlet and parish in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is situated on the north slopes of the Preseli Hills, 4 km north-west of Crymych. The south-western part of the parish is in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The parish is part of the community of Crymych. The Welsh placename means "white church". It was formerly called Whitchurch-by-Cardigan to distinguish it from Whitchurch near St David's.
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSN1536
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

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