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The Square (Y Sgwar)
Cynwyd is located in Denbighshire
 Cynwyd shown within Denbighshire
Population 542 (2011)
OS grid reference
Community Cynwyd
Principal area Denbighshire
Ceremonial county Clwyd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CORWEN
Postcode district LL21
Dialling code 01490
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Clwyd South
Welsh Assembly Clwyd South
List of places

Cynwyd is a small village and community in the Edeirnion area of Denbighshire in Wales, located about 2 miles (3 km) south west of the town of Corwen. It had a population of 528 in 2001,[1] increasing to 542 at the census 2011,[2] and is home to a large factory, run by Ifor Williams Trailers.

Gwerclas Hall is situated approximately 1.5 km north-west of Cynwyd village. The present grade II* listed building dates mainly to 1767 and was built for Hugh Hughes Lloyd, replacing a house that had stood on the site for several hundred years. In was constructed in three storeys with a three bay frontage and a central pedimented porch entrance.[3] The Gwerclas estate became part of the Rhug estate in 1824 on the death of Richard Hughes until it was sold in 1972.

Cynwyd railway station was formerly a station on the Ruabon to Barmouth line; it closed to passengers on 18 January 1965.


  • Pubs 1
  • Schools 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Local pubs include:

  • The Blue Lion (Y Llew Glas)
  • The Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru)



  1. ^ Census 2000 : Parish Headcounts : DenbighshireOffice for National Statistics : Retrieved 14 January 2010
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Georgian face of Gwerclas Hall". The Free Library. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 

External links

  • : photos of Cynwyd and surrounding area

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