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Nantlle, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Nantlle, a village in Llanllyfni parish, Carnarvonshire, on a lake of its own name, at the head of the river Uyfni, in a romantic and magnificent glen, under the western offshoots of Snowdon, 9 miles SSW of Carnarvon. It is the centre of a great quarrying and mining region, and it has a station on the Carnarvon and Afonwen branch of the L. & N.W.R. and a post office under Penygroes (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Talysarn. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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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Postal districtLL54
Post TownCaernarfon