Llanymynech

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Llanymynech
The Montgomery Canal passing through Llanymynech, Shropshire, England
The Montgomery Canal passing through Llanymynech
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Llanymynech
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Llanymynech
Llanymynech
Location within Shropshire
Population1,675 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ266209
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLLANYMYNECH
Postcode districtSY22
Dialling code01691
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire
52°47′N 3°05′W / 52.78°N 3.09°W / 52.78; -3.09Coordinates: 52°47′N 3°05′W / 52.78°N 3.09°W / 52.78; -3.09

Llanymynech is a village in Shropshire, England and Powys, Wales. It is in the civil parish of Llanymynech and Pant, next to the the River Vyrnwy.

It is located 17.4 miles north-west of Shrewsbury, Shropshire's county town and 9 miles (14 km) north of the Welsh town of Welshpool. It straddles the Welsh border. Some parts of the village, such as the golf course, are located in Wales. Two of the village's three pubs are entirely in England and the third is entirely in Wales.

The village's name is "Church of the Monks" in Welsh.

Shortly to the north of the village is the village of Pant. Further north is the market town of Oswestry.

The village has an amateur football club, Llanymynech FC.

Gallery[change | change source]