Llansilin, Powys, SY10 7QA
Date of visit: 12th May 2022
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Llansilin is a village and local government community in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales, 5 miles (8 km) west of Oswestry. The community, which includes Llansilin village, a large rural area and the hamlets of Moelfre and Rhiwlas as well as the remote parish of Llangadwaladr, had a population of 648 at the 2001 census, increasing to 698 at the 2011 Census. There is also an electoral ward including the nearby village of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant with a population of 2,295.
The village was a primary location for the making of the film The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain, which starred Hugh Grant. The hilltop scenes were filmed on the Gyrn, the long hill that overlooks the village. It was also featured in “Monk’s Hood”, an episode of The Cadfael Chronicles.
Listed Status Cadw Reference 1317 Listed 25/05/1988
Phone Number (if known) 01691 791200
Northing & Westing 52°50’48.1″N, 3°10’31.2″W
Plus code: 9C4RRRWF+MV
Grid Reference SJ 20939 28335
OS X & Y: 328335, 320939
Latitude & Longitude: 52.846688, -3.175353
UK Postcode: SY10 7QA
District: Powys – Powys
Parish: Llansilin Community
Internal ref number: PW/126/184