Llanfarian History

Llanfarian history, archaeology and antiquities. Is a small village in Ceredigion, formerly Cardiganshire, West Wales. Situated between Chancery and Rhydyfelin.

Llanfarian History
County: Ceredigion
Community: Llanfarian
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Map Reference SN57NE
Grid Reference 
Medieval Parish
Cantref: Uwch Aeron
Commote: Mefenydd
Ecclesiastical Parish: 
Lower Llanbadarn-Y-Creuddyn,
Acres 5053.045
Parish Hundred: Ilar
Electoral Ward:
Listed Buildings: Llanfarian
Scheduled Monuments: Llanfarian

Since 1909 the Ceredigion Historical Society has published articles written about the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion, many of these articles printed within the Ceredigion Journal, are about the history of Llanfarian.

The society has also produced three county volumes, under the name of the Cardiganshire County History series, these knowledgeable, learned, comprehensive and scholary publications record the history of prehistoric, early and modern Cardiganshire.

1. Local History

Scheduled Monuments in Llanfarian, Ceredigion.
Scheduled monuments (also known as scheduled ancient monuments, or SAMs) are sites of archaeological importance with specific legal protection against damage or development.

  • Castle Tan-y-Castell
  • Nanteos kennels/eyecatcher
  • Old Warren Hill Hillfort

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2. Location Map

View Larger Map of Llanfarian

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Some ideas to share your Stories below!

Have a memory and your not sure what to write? We have made it easy with some prompts and ideas, just think about this place and the importance its had in your life and ask yourself:

  • What are my personal memories of living here?
  • How has it developed and shops changed over the years?
  • Do you have a story about the beach, community, its people and history?
  • Tell us how it feels, seeing photographs and images of this place again?
  • Tell us your favourite memories about this place?

The aim of the Ceredigion Historical Society is to preserve, record and promote the study of the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion. That objective has remained the same since the foundation of the Society in 1909, though its name was changed from Ceredigion Antiquarian Society to the Ceredigion Historical Society in 2002.

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  • Coflein, discover the archaeology, historic buildings, monuments and history of Llanfarian, Ceredigion
  • Historic Place Names, learn about the field names and house names in the community of Llanfarian
  • A Pint of History, read about the history of Ceredigion pub’s, inn’s and local taverns of Llanfarian
  • People’s Collection Wales, share your stories, memories and photographs of Llanfarian
Index | Towns in Ceredigion | Villages in Ceredigion | Historic Sites in Ceredigion | Ceredigion Listed Buildings | Ceredigion Scheduled Monuments | Ceredigion Parks and Gardens | Ceredigion Conservation Areas | Research Organisations
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