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Horseshoe Pass

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Horseshoe Pass
Bwlch yr Oernant
Location Map ( geo)
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Heading towards Llangollen in the snow
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From:  Dafarndywyrch (SJ187510)
To:  Llangollen (SJ203437)
Height:  417m (1368 ft)
County
Denbighshire
Highway Authority
Denbighshire
Opening Date
1811
On road(s)
A542

Horseshoe Pass (Welsh: Bwlch yr Oernant meaning pass of the cold stream) is a mountain pass on the A542 which reaches an elevation of 417m.

The English name is derived from the name of the pass as formed by its shape.





Horseshoe Pass
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