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'PRESTATYN, a joint township with Nant, in the parish of Meliden, hundred of Prestatyn, county of Flint, 6 miles (N.N.E.) from St. Asaph. ... This place, from which the hundred derives its name, was anciently a lordship, and had a castle, which is suppposed to have been erected at a very early period by the native British inhabitants of the district. This fortress was wrested from its ancient owners, in the reign of Henry II, by the English, who had possession of it in the year 1167, when it was destoyed by Owain Gwynedd, Cadwaladr, and Rhys, Prince of South Wales, who then reduced the whole of Tegengel to the power of Owain."
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|before 31 March 1974||Flintshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Clwyd|
|from 1 April 1996||Denbighshire|
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