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Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

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Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

Pontrhydfendigaid is a village in Ceredigion, Wales. It lies on the western flank of the Cambrian Mountains, and is located between Devil's Bridge and Tregaron. The village lies on the River Teifi, the source of which is just 5 km to east at Llyn Teifi. It is known for the ruins of the Cistercian Strata Florida Abbey, founded 1164, where Dafydd ap Gwilym is said to be buried and Llywelyn the Great held a council. The station at Strata Florida was positioned to serve the village.
Administrative CountyCeredigion
Traditional CountyCardiganshire
OS GridSN7366
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 code01974

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

Pontrhydvendigaid ~ Riddenfigget

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

Pontrhydfendigaid, vil., Cardiganshire, in NE. of co., 6 miles NE. of Tregaron; P.O.

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