Ceredigion Historical Society
Llanon Historic Mapping - OS Six Inch, 1888-1913, Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland

Llanon History

Llanon history, archaeology and antiquities. Is a historic village in Ceredigion, formerly Cardiganshire, West Wales. Situated on the Cardigan Bay coastline, between Llanrhystud and Aberarth. Towards the sea you find the historic hamlet of Llansanffraid.

  • Llanon Museum Cottage is a rare example of a typical 18th century Ceredigion cottage.
  • View of Llanon from A487 - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • Llanon's historic field strips - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • Historic Slangs of Llanon - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • Llanon History - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • History of Llanon - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • Historic village of Llanon - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion

History of Llanon
Llanon Museum Cottage is a rare example of a typical 18th century Ceredigion cottage.
Llanon Museum Cottage
is a rare example of a typical
18th century Ceredigion cottage.
County: Ceredigion
Community: Llanon
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Map Reference SN56NW
Grid Reference SN5155367025
Medieval Parish
Cantref: Uwch Aeron
Commote: Anhuniog
Ecclesiastical Parish: 
Llansantffraid, Acres 4888.814
Parish Hundred: Ilar
Electoral Ward:
Llansantffraed
Listed Buildings: Llanon
Scheduled Monuments: Llanon
The Hall, Llanon, a 16th century building. Also the earliest known example of a chimneyed house in Ceredigion
The Hall, Llanon, a 16th century
building. Also the earliest known
example of a chimneyed
house in Ceredigion.

Since 1909 the Ceredigion Historical Society has published articles written about the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion, many of the articles are about Llanon history.

1. Local History

Llanon Museum Cottage is a rare example of a typical 18th century Ceredigion cottage.

The Hall (Y Neuadd), is thought to be Tudor in date from around the 16th century.

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2. Journal Index

  • Llan-non, ili:129,1 1,153
    • blacksmith, vi:99,100
    • dialect
      • see Llan-non : tafodiaeth
    • emigration
      • see Llan-non : ymfudo
    • fair, iii:127;ix:369
    • fulling mill, vi:108
    • Rebecca riots at, v-.270
    • St. Non’s church, iii:126,130
    • schools
      • grammar, ix:199
      • private, ii:151
    • settlement patterns, x:115-16
    • smuggling, iv-.332
    • tafodiaeth, ix:181,182,183,184
    • turnpike gate, iii:130,134
    • woollen mill, vi:111
    • ymfudo, ii:167,229
  • Llan-non, gwestfa, iii:274 

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The Hall, Llanon, a 16th century building. Also the earliest known example of a chimneyed house in Ceredigion
The Hall, Llanon, a 16th century building. Also the earliest known example of a chimneyed house in Ceredigion

3. Illustrations and Old Pictures

  • Hafodydd and Lluestydd above Llan-non, 1846, ix:22fig. 11
  • Llan-non. A traditional Cardiganshire cottage in, viii:323 fig.5

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4. Schools and Education

  • schools
    • grammar, ix:199
    • private, ii:151

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5. Industry and Trades

  • blacksmith, vi:99,100
  • fulling mill, vi:108
  • woollen mill, vi:111

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6. Ships, Shipbuilding and Martime History

  • smuggling, iv-.332

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7. Churches, Chapels and Religion

  • St. Non’s church, iii:126,130

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8. Location Map

View Larger Map of Llanon

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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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10. References

  1. Llanon map (Header): Reproduced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC-BY-NC-SA) licence with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.
  2. View: Llanon Historic Mapping

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  • Llansantffraed History Society, founded in 1996, meetings are held in the Llanon Reading Room on the first Monday of the month except for Bank Holiday’s.
  • Coflein, discover the archaeology, historic buildings and monuments of Llanon
  • Historic Place Names, learn about the field names and house names in the community of Llanon
  • A Pint of History, read about the history of Ceredigion pub’s, inn’s and local taverns of Llanon
  • People’s Collection Wales, share your stories, memories and photographs of Llanon
See:
Index | Towns in Ceredigion | Villages in Ceredigion | Historic Sites in Ceredigion | Ceredigion Listed Buildings | Ceredigion Scheduled Monuments | Ceredigion Parks and Gardens | Research Organisations
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