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Llyn Llydaw, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llyn Llydaw, a lake in Carnarvonshire, under the E side of Snowdon, 3¼ miles SE of Llanberis. It is about a mile long, has a dark green colour, is overhung by the alpine cliffs of Lliwedd, Cribgoch, and Penwyddfa, and is disfigured by an embankment formed for obtaining access to a copper mine.

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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