Manafon

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Manafon
Montgomeryshire
Beehive Inn, Manafon - geograph.org.uk - 503749.jpg
The Beehive Inn, Manafon
Location
Grid reference: SJ10SW24
Location: 52°36’43"N, 3°18’38"W
Data
Population: 294
Post town: Welshpool
Postcode: SY21
Dialling code: 01686
Local Government
Council: Powys
Parliamentary
constituency:
Montgomeryshire

Manafon is a parish in Montgomeryshire south of Llanfair Caereinion. It is bounded by Castle Caereinion and Berriew to the east, Tregynon to the south, Dwyriw to the west and Llanfair Caereinion to the north. "Afon" is an old Brythonic name still used today in the Welsh language, meaning "river" (as in Stratford-upon-Avon).

Notable people associated with Manafon include the poet Gwallter Mechain.

St Michael's Church, Manafon (pre-1254)

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