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We Three Loggerheads
Population (2001)
OS grid reference SJ189626
  • Llanferres
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MOLD
Postcode district CH7
Dialling code 01352
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
  • Vale of Clwyd
Welsh Assembly
  • Vale of Clwyd
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DenbighshireCoordinates: 53°09′14″N 3°12′50″W / 53.154°N 3.214°W / 53.154; -3.214

Loggerheads is a village in Denbighshire, Wales on the River Alyn, a tributary of the River Dee.

It has a country park which follows the course of the River Alyn through karstic limestone countryside including the sites of old lead mines and mills. there is a working flour mill on site.

A leat or leete, built around 1824 follows the side of the valley nearby and was used to carry water to the lead mines of Mold Mines, on land owned by the Grosvenor family. It is now the popular Leete Walk. The name Loggerheads may come from the dispute over estate boundaries between the lordships of Mold and Llanferres. The final boundary is marked by Carreg Carn March Arthur which is said to bear the imprint of Arthur's horse's hoof after it jumped from the nearby mountain, Moel Famau. The local pub has a sign showing two men grimacing at each other with the words We Three Loggerheads, taken from a painting by Richard Wilson. The third loggerhead was the viewer.

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