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Llandaff, Cardiff

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Llandaff, Cardiff

Llandaff is a district in the north of Cardiff, capital of Wales, having been incorporated into the city in 1922. It is the seat of the Church in Wales Bishop of Llandaff, whose diocese covers the most populous area of South Wales. Much of the district is covered by parkland known as Llandaff Fields.
Post townCARDIFF
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1577
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code029
Population8,988
 

Other names by which Llandaff, Cardiff has been known in the past

Landaf ~ Landaff ~ Landaffe ~ Launton ~ Lhandaff

Llandaff, Cardiff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llandaff, small market town and par. with ry. sta., in SE. of Glamorgan, on river Taff - par. (mostly within the bor. of Cardiff), 3985 ac. (84 water) and 564 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 17,950; pop. of borough part, 14,765; town, 2 miles NW. of Cardiff, pop. 1796; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Monday. Beautifully situated on a tableland S. of the river Taff, Llandaff is a very ancient place, and is the head of a bishop's see. The principal object of interest is the cathedral of SS. Dubricius and Teilo, which is said to date from the 5th century; the present building was founded by Bishop Urban in 1120. Many fine residences are in the vicinity, including Llandaff House.

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