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Dylife, Powys

Dylife is a former mining settlement in Powys, Mid Wales, located at the head of Afon Twymyn in the Cambrian Mountains, one mile west of the road between Llanidloes and Llanbrynmair. The nearby lead mines intermittently sustained mining communities from Roman times until the early 20th century. During the late 19th century, as mining declined after the 1860s so did Dylife's population. The remaining buildings are two former chapels converted into homes and the Star Inn.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSN8694
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 code01650

Other names by which Dylife, Powys has been known in the past


Dylife, Powys in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dylife, eccl. dist. and hamlet, Darowen, Llanbrynmair, Penegoes, and Trefeglwys pars., Montgomeryshire -- eccl. dist., pop. 573; hamlet, 8 miles N. of Llanbrynmair; P.O., called Dyliffe.

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