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Marford near Wrexham is a village in the county borough of Wrexham in north-east Wales. Wrexham (Welsh: Wrecsam) is an industrial town in north-east Wales. ... Wrexham is a county borough in northern Wales. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd...

It once formed a small enclave of Flintshire (Welsh: Sir y Fflint) completely surrounded by Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych). Formerly in the ancient parish of Gresford, in 1840 the township of Marford and Hoseley became part of the newly formed parish of Rossett. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Flintshire (Welsh: ) is a principal area and county in north-east Wales. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Gresford is a former mining village near Wrexham, North Wales. ...

Marford is famous for its quaint looking gothic cottages, these were built as part of the former Trefalyn estates. The style is called cottage orné, although some of the buildings are earlier, most were built at the end of the 18th until the beginning of the 19th centuries. Originally the buildings were roofed in thatch - some do have strange roof lines today which give away their history - however soon they were reroofed in Bwlch yr Oernant slate. There are two pubs in Marford - one at the bottom of the hill - The Trevor Arms, the other at the top - The Red Lion. There are no shops in Marford or places of worship although there were two non-conformist chapels; a Baptist Chapel in Cox Lane and Wesleyan chapel on the old turnpike lane in the Pant. Both are now private houses. The Red Lion is widely regarded as the most common name for an English pub. ... In English history, a non-conformist is any member of a Protestant congregation not affiliated with the Church of England. ... A Baptist is a member of a Baptist church. ... Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity. ... A high-speed toll booth on SR 417 near Orlando, Florida A toll gate on the Sayama bypass (Saitama prefectural road 397) in Japan A toll gate on the Dom Pedro I Highway near the city of Itatiba, Brazil A New Jersey Turnpike Toll Gate for Exit 8A in Monroe...

Marford is now an over developed dormitory village for both Wrexham and Chester, there being no divide between it, Pant and Gresford. Chester is the county town of Cheshire in North West England. ... Gresford is a former mining village near Wrexham, North Wales. ...

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