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Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire

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Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire

Llanfyrnach is a village and parish in the hundred of Cemais, Pembrokeshire, Wales. The name means "church of St Brynach". It is situated in a remote upland area on the headwaters of the River Tâf, about 18 km from Cardigan, the nearest town. The parish is included within the community and ward of Crymych. There is a small Norman motte close to the church. Much of the parish was unenclosed moorland until the start of the 19th century.
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSN2231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

Other names by which Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire has been known in the past

Llanvernach

Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanfyrnach, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Pembrokeshire, in NE. of co., 4 miles SE. of Crymmych Arms sta., 6328 ac., pop. 1006; P.O.; there are lead mines and mineral springs.

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