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Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan

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Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan

Llancarfan is a rural village and community in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. The village, located west of Barry near Cowbridge, has a pub and a well-known parish church, the site of Saint Cadoc's 6th-century clas, famed for its learning. Cainnech of Aghaboe, Caradoc of Llancarfan and many other Welsh holy men studied there. At the 2001 census, the community had a population of 736.
Post townBarry
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0570
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
 

Other names by which Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan has been known in the past

Llancarvan

Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llancarvan, par. and vil., Glamorgan, in SE. of co.- par., 4725 ac., pop. 564; vil., 4½ miles SE. of Cowbridge; P.O., called Llancarfan; the par. forms part of the Vale of Glamorgan; limestone abounds, and there is a mineral spring.

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