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Llanganhafel, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llanganhafel or Llangunhafel, a village and a parish in Denbighshire. The village stands under Moel Fammau Mountain, 1¼ mile E of the river Clwyd, 2 miles W of Llanrhaiadr station on the L. & N.W.R., and 4 N by E of Ruthin, and has a post office under Rnthin (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Ruthin. The parish comprises 2361 acres; population, 405. The surface is hilly. Moel Fammau has an altitude of 1820 feet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £246 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is dedicated to St Cynhafal.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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