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Welsh: Llansanwyr
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Llansannor Court
Location: 51°29’16"N, 3°27’2"W
Post town: Cowbridge
Postcode: CF71
Dialling code: 01446
Local Government
Council: Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan

Llansannor is a small hamlet and ancient parish in Glamorgan. It has a population of roughly 200 people. It contains a parish church, a pub, a primary school and a village hall, which has recently been rebuilt thanks to the efforts of the parishioners.

Until the last century the parish comprised little more than a collection of farms spread out across Llansannor Hill and the hamlet of City, but a collection of houses was built in the grounds of Llansannor Court between the 1970s and 90's. Present-day farms in the parish include Church Farm, Gelli Goll Farm and Windmill Farm. While agriculture remains important to the character of the area, many residents of the village are retirees or commute to work in nearby Cardiff.

The parish church is the only church in Wales dedicated to St Senwyr. A place of worship since the 12th century, the church has a saddleback roof, 16th-century porch, and a mediæval wall painting. In the centre of Llansannor village, beside the church, is the Grade I-listed Llansannor Court, a 16th-cenury manor house.

The Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail passes through the parish, and the source of the River Thaw is nearby.

Famous residents include JPR Williams, former Welsh rugby fullback.

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