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Llangurig, Powys

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Llangurig, Powys

Llangurig is a village in Powys, within the historic county boundaries of Montgomeryshire, Mid Wales, lying on the River Wye. The population is 670. Llangurig is reputed to be the highest village in Wales at an altitude of 1,000 feet . The A470 trunk road passes through the village as does National Cycle Route 8. The 15th century parish church located in the village is dedicated to Saint Curig, its reputed founder. There are also two small chapels.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSN9079
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 code01686

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

Llangerig ~ Llangirrig ~ Llangwrig

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

Llangurig (or Llangirrig), par. and vil., Montgomeryshire, in S. of co.- par., 50,000 ac., pop. 1005; vil., 5 m. NW. of Newtown; P.O., called Llangwrig.

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