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Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

Llansteffan (formerly also spelled Llanstephan) is a village on the coast of Carmarthenshire, in south-west Wales. It lies on the western side of the River Tywi estuary, some seven miles below the county town of Carmarthen and opposite the village of Ferryside.
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN3510
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01267

Other names by which Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire has been known in the past

Lanstaffen ~ Lansteffan ~ Lanstephan ~ Lhan Stephan ~ Llansteffans ~ Llanstephan

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanstephan.-- par. and vil., Carmarthenshire, in SW. of co.- par., 5020 ac. land and 1690 water, pop. 1217; vil., at mouth of river Towy, 8 miles SW. of Carmarthen; P.O., T.O.; is a sea-bathing place; the ruins of Llanstephan Castle, built in 1138, stand on a bold headland, at the mouth of the Towy.

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