Bausley with Criggion

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Bausley with Criggion
Powys Wales communities - Bausley with Criggion locator.png
Bausley with Criggion location within Powys
Bausley with Criggion is located in Powys
Bausley with Criggion
Bausley with Criggion
Location within Powys
Population706 
OS grid referenceSJ 316 151
• Cardiff86.6 mi (139.4 km)
• London148.5 mi (239.0 km)
Community
  • Bausley with Criggion
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHREWSBURY
Postcode districtSY5
Dialling code01743, 01938
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
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52°43′44″N 3°00′50″W / 52.729°N 3.014°W / 52.729; -3.014Coordinates: 52°43′44″N 3°00′50″W / 52.729°N 3.014°W / 52.729; -3.014

Bausley with Criggion is a community in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales, and is 87 miles (140 km) from Cardiff and 148 miles (238 km) from London.[1][2]

Cattle beside the River Severn

The Bausley and Criggion Community Council dates back to at least 1761.[3] Villages within the community include Criggion, Crewgreen and Coedway.[4]

In 2011 the population of Bausley with Criggion was 706 with 7.8% of them able to speak Welsh.[5]

The Criggion Radio Station is located in this community, a transmitter latterly operated by BT on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence. The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Criggion, is a Grade II* listed building.

The Bausley with Criggion Community Council has eight locally elected councillors who represent the community's opinions and interests.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ gyda Chrugion Bangor University Placenames Unit (Canolfan Bedwyr); Archived 2014-05-12 at the Wayback Machine accessed 9 May 2014
  2. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ Archifdy Cymru; Archives Wales website; Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine accessed 11 May 2014.
  4. ^ Powys County Council website; Archived May 12, 2014, at the Wayback Machine accessed 11 May 2014.
  5. ^ Welsh Government website; 2011 Census Returns and stats; Archived 30 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine accessed 9 May 2014
  6. ^ "Councillors". Bausley with Criggion Community Council. Retrieved 7 February 2018.

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