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Dwygyfylchi is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales. It is in the community of Penmaenmawr.

The name Dwygyfylchi means the meeting of the two semi circles, referring to the two promontories of Penmaen Bach and Penmaen Mawr.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Caernarfonshire and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Conwy.

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History

In 1868: "DWYGYFYLCHI, a parish in the hundred of Uchaf, in the county of Carnarvon, 2 miles W. of Conway. It is a pleasant little village, situated on the coast. The Holyhead railway passes through the parish The hamlets of Isa-pen and Ucha-pen are within its boundary. Some of the inhabitants are employed in the copper works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor, value £125, in the patronage of H. and L. Eyton, Esqs. The church is dedicated to St. Gwynin. In this neighbourhood are a great number of antiquities, consisting of cromlechs and single upright stones, the remains of a British camp, with ditches and ramparts, &c." [The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

For more information on Dwygyfylchi see: Genuki - Dwygyfylchi

Administration

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Caernarfonshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Conwy

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