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Cwmfelin Mynach, Carmarthenshire

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Cwmfelin Mynach, Carmarthenshire

Cwmfelin Mynach is a tiny Carmarthenshire village. It has a population of only 64 residents. The river Gronw runs through the centre of the village under a stone bridge. In the medieval period the river was used to drive a corn mill. 'Cwmfelin Mynach' means Valley (cwm) of the Monks' (Mynach) Mill (Felin). It was founded in the 6th century by the Cistercian monks or Whitefriars. These monks gave their name to the nearby town, Whitland.
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN2224
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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