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Llyn Ogwen, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llyn Ogwen, a lake in Carnarvonshire, near the head of the river Ogwen, between Carnedd Davydd and Glyder Fawr, 5 miles S by E of Bethesda. It is nearly a mile long, and it abounds with fine trout. The Ogwen river, immediately on leaving it, traverses a wild gorge called Benglog Pass, and makes a series of falls of aggregately more than 100 feet

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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