Llansantffraid, Ceredigion

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The parish church of St Ffraed

Llansantffraid or Llansantffraed (English equivalent: Parish of St Brigid) is a small rural village and community and practically merged with the village of Llanon just west of the main A487 Coastal Road between Aberaeron and Aberystwyth, about eleven miles from Aberystwyth.[1] The population in 2001 was 1,241, declining to 1,212 at the 2011 census.[2]

The parish church of St Ffraed dates from the 15th century and is a grade II* listed building. [3]

Governance

An electoral ward with the same name exists. This ward stretches inland with a total population of 2,386.[4]

There is also a community council with the same name that covers a smaller part of the electoral ward that has ten members sitting. It is due to be next elected in May 2017.

References

  1. ^ Map of Llanon/Llansantffraid at Ceredigion County Council
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Church of St. Ffraed, Llansantffraed". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 May 2015.

External links

  • Llansantffraid War Memorial at Ceredigion County Council

Coordinates: 52°17′06″N 4°10′59″W / 52.285°N 4.183°W / 52.285; -4.183

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