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Lampeter, Ceredigion (Llanbedr Pont Stefan)

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Lampeter, Ceredigion (Llanbedr Pont Stefan)

Lampeter (Welsh: Llanbedr Pont Steffan or, more informally, Llambed) is a town in Ceredigion, South West Wales, lying at the confluence of the River Teifi and the Afon Dulas. It is the third largest urban area in Ceredigion after Aberystwyth and Cardigan
Post townLAMPETER
Administrative CountyCeredigion
Traditional CountyCardiganshire
OS GridSN5748
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 code01570
Population1,989
 

Other names by which Lampeter, Ceredigion (Llanbedr Pont Stefan) has been known in the past

Lampeter/Llanbedr Pont Stefan ~ Llanbedr Pont Stefan ~ Lan Beder ~ Pont Stephen

Lampeter, Ceredigion (Llanbedr Pont Stefan) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lampeter, market town and par. with ry. sta., Cardiganshire, on river Teifi, 13 miles SE. of Aberayron and 264 miles from London--par. (Lampeter Pont Stephen), 6204 ac., pop. 1897; town, 1669 ac., pop. 1443; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. A bridge here is supposed to have been built in the 12th century. The town was incorporated by Henry VI., and is the seat of St David's College, which has powers to graut the degrees of B.A. and B.D. Lampeter formed one of the Cardigan District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returned 1 member until 1885.

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