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Llanbadarn Fawr is a village on the outskirts of Aberystwyth situated next to Penparcau, Ceredigion in Wales. Aberystwyth, viewed from the nature reserve on Penglais Hill Aberystwyth /aberˈəstwɪθ/ (Welsh Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, Mid Wales. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales forever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) Welsh, English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779...

It holds two electoral wards, Padarn and Sulien.

Notable buildings include St Padarns Church, two pubs - The Black Lion & The Gogerddan Arms, and the University's Llanbadarn campus, which concentrates on subjects such as agriculture and information science. Affiliations University of Wales, AMBA, ACU, Universities UK, HiPACT Website www. ... Information science is an interdisciplinary science primarily concerned with the collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. ...

There is also another, smaller, village by the name of Llanbadarn Fawr in Powys, near Crossgates. Powys is a local government principal area and a preserved county in Wales. ...

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Llanbadarn Fawr: Touring Wales on Britannia (102 words)
Llanbadarn Fawr is a suburb of Aberystwyth, which it predates by many, many centuries.
In the sixth century, it was the seat of a bishopric founded by Padarn (St. Paternus), that was later merged into that of St. David.
Outstanding medieval poet Dafydd ap Gwilym was reputedly born in the parish.
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - Projects - Longer - Historic Churches - Radnorshire Churches Survey - Llanbadarn Fawr (1250 words)
Llanbadarn Fawr Church is in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, in the community of Llanbadarn Fawr in the county of Powys.
The origins of Llanbadarn Fawr are lost, but an early medieval date for its foundation seems likely on the basis of its dedication and location.
And Llanbadarn Fawr is probably to be equated with the 'Ecclesia de Lampadern' valued at £5 6s 8d in the 1291 Taxatio.
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