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Llanrhos (formerly known as Eglwys-Rhos) is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales.

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 the 1870s: "EGLWYS-RHOS, a parish in Conway district, Carnarvon; on the Llandudno railway, within the Ormes-Head peninsula, 2¼ miles NNE of Conway. Post town, Conway. Acres, 3, 735; of which 630 are water. Rated property, £2, 856. Pop., 832. Houses, 172. The property is divided among a few. Diganwy Castle here was an ancient seat of the Welsh princes. Lead and copper ores occur. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £167. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church stands in a beautiful situation; is ancient, cruciform, and good; and contains monuments of the Mostyns. Charities, £22." [Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, John Marius Wilson, 1870-72]

For more information on Llanrhos see Genuki - Llanrhos

Administration

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

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