Llanfair, Merionethshire

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Llandanwg and Llanfair Gwynedd across Y Maes.jpg
Llandanwg (left) and Llanfair (on the hill)
Grid reference: SH576291
Location: 52°50’24"N, 4°6’48"W
Population: 474  (2001)
Post town: Harlech
Postcode: LL46
Dialling code: 01341
Local Government
Council: Gwynedd
Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Llanfair is a village and parish in western Merionethshire. It has a population of 474.[1]

The village of Llanfair is situated to the east of the A496 coastal road between Llanbedr and Harlech.

The parish church of St Mair (St Mary), dating from the 12th century, was restored in the 19th century.[2] It is a grade II* listed building.[3]

The Chwarel Hen slate quarry, which operated in the 19th and early 20th century, is situated close to the village and is open to the public.


  1. Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gwynedd
  2. "The Diocese of Bangor, Deanery of Ardudwy, St Mair, Llanfair". http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/bangor/diocese/parish_details/ardudwy/stmairllanfair.html. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  3. "Church of St Mary, Llanfair". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/wa-4794-church-of-st-mary-llanfair. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 

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