Caerhun, Conwy

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Caerhun (Welsh: Caerhûn) is a small rural community, and former civil parish, on the west bank of the Afon Conwy, in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales.


In 1870: Alternately spelled Caerhun, Caer-Rhun or Caerhen, a village and a parish in Conway district, Carnarvon. The village stands on the Conway river, near the Conway and Llanrwst railway, 5 miles S of Conway. It occupies the site of the Roman Conovium; has yielded many Roman relics; and is a pretty place. The parish includes also the townships of Isar-afon, Maen-y-Bardd, Penfio, and Rhwng-y-Ddwyafon; and its Post Town is Llanrwst. Acres, 13,402. Real property, £4,687. Pop., 1,314. Houses, 313. The property is divided among a few. The surface comprises mountains, glens, and chasms; and is highly picturesque. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Llanbedr, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is good; and there are dissenting chapels.[John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)]

For more information on Caerhun see Genuki


Years County
circa 1536 - 31 March 1974 Caernarfonshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Gwynedd
from 1 April 1996 Conwy


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Vision of Britain - Caerhun

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