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Llyn Gwynant, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llyn Gwynant, a lake in Carnarvonshire, under the SE of Snowdon, 4½ miles SE of Llanberis. It is about a mile long, is fed by a stream descending to it through a series of cascades of about 300 feet, is overhung by the precipices of Llynedd, with wooded skirts down to the water's edge, and is shallow and weedy, but abounds with fish.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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