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Llanafan, Ceredigion

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Llanafan, Ceredigion

Llanafan is a small village between Tregaron and Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. Llanafan is around ten miles from Aberystwyth and Tregaron. Llanafan has a church: St Afan's Church, Llanafan, a chapel, a village hall, and a primary school. The school was founded in 1856 by Ernest Vaughan, 4th Earl of Lisburne (of the nearby Trawsgoed Estate), for the children of Llanafan, and was originally called the Earl of Lisburne School.
Administrative CountyCeredigion
Traditional CountyCardiganshire
OS GridSN6872
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

Other names by which Llanafan, Ceredigion has been known in the past

Llanavan Y Trawsgoed ~ Llanavon

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

Llanafan (or Llanavan-y-Trawsgoed), par. and vil., Cardiganshire, in N. of co., on river Ystwith, 9 miles SE. of Aberystwith, 2588 ac., pop. 628; P.O., called Llanavon; has extensive lead mines.

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