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Cardigan, Ceredigion (Aberteifi)

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Cardigan, Ceredigion (Aberteifi)

Cardigan is a town in the county of Ceredigion in Mid Wales. It lies on the estuary of the River Teifi, at the point where Ceredigion meets Pembrokeshire. It was the county town of the pre-1974 county of Cardiganshire.
Post townCARDIGAN
Administrative CountyCeredigion
Traditional CountyCardiganshire
OS GridSN1746
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01239
Population4,203
 

Other names by which Cardigan, Ceredigion (Aberteifi) has been known in the past

Cardigan/Aberteifi ~ Aberteifi ~ Aber Tivy ~ Aberteive ~ Aberteivi ~ Tibv Mouth

Cardigan, Ceredigion (Aberteifi) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cardigan, mun. bor., par., and co. town of Cardiganshire, on river Teifi, 3 miles from its mouth, and 8 miles N. of Crymmych Arms ry. sta.-- par. (St Mary), 2517 ac., pop. 2727; bor. (extending into St Dogmell's par., Pembrokeshire), pop. 3669; 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Saturday. Cardigan has brick, tile, and agricultural implement works. The salmon fishery is important. The exports are grain, slates, and bricks. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) There are some ruins of a castle, built in 1090. Cardigan united with Aberystwith, Lampeter, and Adpar in returning 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

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