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Rhydowen is located in Ceredigion
Rhydowen shown within Ceredigion
OS grid reference SN444452
• Cardiff 90 mi (140 km)SE
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SA44
Dialling code 01545
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
52°05′08″N 4°16′22″W / 52.085624°N 4.272652°W / 52.085624; -4.272652Coordinates: 52°05′08″N 4°16′22″W / 52.085624°N 4.272652°W / 52.085624; -4.272652

Rhydowen is a small village in Ceredigion in south-west Wales.

It has a population of about 347, of which around 200 are Welsh-speaking.

The village hall, established in 1917, has been recently demolished[when?], despite local protest. The hall, declared derelict in 1973 after falling into disrepair due to lack of use, or indeed maintenance, had undergone several attempts at restoration; but any future efforts were deemed too costly.

The old corn mill at Rhydowen, now a private dwelling house

External links

  • Photos of Rhydowen and surrounding area at geograph.org.uk
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Login, Carmarthenshire
via Llanglydwen
  Great Western Railway
Whitland & Cardigan Railway

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