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Aberaeron


Houses on the quay Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1155x795, 685 KB) Houses at Aberaeron, Ceredigion Author: User:Velela. ...

Population 1,520
OS grid reference SN455625
Principal area Ceredigion
Ceremonial county Dyfed
Constituent country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ABERAERON
Postcode district SA46
Dial code 01545
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
UK Parliament Ceredigion
European Parliament Wales
List of places: UKWalesCeredigion

Aberaeron is a seaside town in Ceredigion, Wales between Aberystwyth and Cardigan and is home to the headquarters of Ceredigion County Council. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county and principal area in mid Wales. ... The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... This article is about the country. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The SA postcode area, also known as the Swansea postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts around Aberaeron, Ammanford, Boncath, Burry Port, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Clarbeston Road, Clynderwen, Crymych, Ferryside, Fishguard, Glogue, Goodwick, Haverfordwest, Kidwelly, Kilgetty, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llandysul, Llanelli, Llanfyrnach, Llangadog, Llanwrda, Llanybydder, Milford Haven, Narberth... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... Dyfed-Powys Police (Welsh: Heddlu Dyfed Powys) is the Home Office police force responsible for policing Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire (which make up Dyfed), and Powys in Wales. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (Welsh Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Canolbarth a Gorllewin Cymru) is the fire and rescue service covering the Welsh principal areas of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Welsh Ambulance Service (also called the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust or Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Gwasanaethau Ambiwlans Cymru) was established on April 1, 1998 and has 2,500 staff providing ambulance and related services to the 2. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Ceredigion is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in Wales Lists of places within principal areas List of places in Anglesey List of places in Blaenau Gwent List of places in Bridgend List of places in Caerphilly List of places in Cardiff List of places in Carmarthenshire List... This is a list of towns and villages in the principal area of Ceredigion, Wales. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county and principal area in mid Wales. ... This article is about the country. ... Aberystwyth (IPA: , South Welsh: ) (in English: Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, Wales. ... Cardigan (Welsh: Aberteifi) is the traditional county town of Cardiganshire (Ceredigion) in west Wales. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county and principal area in mid Wales. ...


Aberaeron was planned and built in 1805 by the Rev. Alban Thomas Jones. It is built around the estuary of the River Aeron, which has been enlarged to provide a small half-tide harbour for recreational craft. The estuary is also crossed by a wooden pedestrian bridge. 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Rio de la Plata estuary Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Estuaries An estuary is a semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea[1]. Estuaries are often associated with high rates of... The River Aeron (Afon Aeron in Welsh) is a small river in west Wales that flows into Cardigan Bay at Aberaeron. ... A harbor (or harbour) or haven is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ... A log bridge in the French Alps near Vallorcine. ...


The architecture of Aberaeron is unusual in this part of rural Wales, being constructed around a principal square of elegant Regency style buildings grouped around the harbour. Some of the architecture was of sufficient interest to feature on British postage stamps. Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, a master builder, from αρχι- chiefs, leader , builder, carpenter)[1] is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... This article is about the country. ... The Regency style of architecture refers primarily to buildings built in Britain during the period in the early 19th century when George IV of the United Kingdom was still Prince Regent, and also to later buildings following the same style. ... A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences), or haven, is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ...


Aberaeron is located on the A487 road and the A482 road strikes inland from the town to Lampeter and beyond. The A487 is a major road in Wales, running up the west coast. ... The A482 road is a major route in the Welsh counties of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. ... Lampeter (Welsh: Llanbedr Pont Steffan, or more informally, Llambed) is a town in Ceredigion, Wales, United Kingdom, lying at the confluence of the River Teifi and the River Dulas. ...


The shore-line at Aberaeron consists of generally steep storm beaches made of pebbles, although fine sand is visible at low tide levels. Following improvement to sewage disposal and treatment, Aberaeron south beach was awarded the Blue flag rural beach award in 2005. Sea wave polishing pebbles into rounded corners Pebbles For other uses, see Pebble (disambiguation). ... Patterns in the sand Sand is a granular material made up of fine rock particles. ... It has been suggested that Theory of tides be merged into this article or section. ... A Blue Flag beach is a maritime or freshwater recreational beach that has met stringent quality standards during the whole of the previous bathing season. ...


The climate is mild and temperate, largely conditioned by the proximity of the relatively shallow sea. However, Aberaeron can suffer from occasional winter frosts when cold air descends the Aeron valley from the upland parts of Ceredigion. Sea as seen from jetty in Frankston, Australia Look up maritime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Frost on black pipes Frost is a solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air. ... The River Aeron (Afon Aeron in Welsh) is a small river in west Wales that flows into Cardigan Bay at Aberaeron. ...


The town is notable for the sale of honey and especially honey ice-cream and more recently honey mustard. A jar of honey, shown with a wooden honey server and scones/biscuits. ... Cherry ice cream Ice cream or ice-cream (originally iced cream) is a frozen dessert made from dairy products, such as cream (or substituted ingredients), combined with flavorings and sweeteners, such as sugar. ... Mustard being spread on bread. ...


With 70% of Aberaeron's inhabitants able to speak Welsh according to the 2001 census, Aberaeron is one of the few coastal areas left in Ceredigion which remains predominantly Welsh-speaking. Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county and principal area in mid Wales. ...


Sir Geraint Evans, the renowned opera singer had a home in Aberaeron for more than 30 years.


External links

Coordinates: 52°14′18″N, 4°15′43″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Aberaeron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (309 words)
Aberaeron was planned and built in 1805 by the Rev. Alban Thomas Jones.
The shore-line at Aberaeron consists of generally steep storm beaches made of pebbles, although fine sand is visible at low tide levels.
The climate is mild and temperate, largely conditioned by the proximity of the relatively shallow sea.
ABERAERON, Ceredigion, Wales, UK. Tourist information. (357 words)
Aberaeron is one of Wales' very first "planned" towns, the idea of establishing a port at the Aeron's mouth having been the brainchild of a local cleric - the Reverend Alban Jones-Gwynne - in the nineteenth century.
Aberaeron's most notable feature is its architecture - one house in every four is listed as being of special architectural or historical interest.
Aberaeron is a popular shopping centre for its surrounding hinterland and also offers a wide selection of crafts and local produce at the Clôs Pengarreg Crafts Centre.
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