What's in a name?
When it comes to places in Wales, quite a lot as it happens.
Welsh place-names are often descriptive of geography and landscape or identify specific buildings, features or individuals.
This is particularly true of towns, villages and hamlets which grew up around a church or chapel.Of the 600-plus named places in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion, more than 100 refer to a place of worship in their name.
However, while church – eglwys – and chapel &nda...