Maes Mochnant lies in the parish of Llanrhaedr-ym-Mochnant at the southern end
of Clwyd. 1870 records lists Maes Mochnant Uchaf and Maes Mochnant Isaf. Maes = field, Moch = pig, nant=stream, uchaf = above, isaf = below - Field of the pigs stream. Llan = church by the; Rhaedr = waterfall; ym = by the - Church by the
waterfall by the pigs stream. The property of Maes Mochnant was in the township of "The bryf fawr" Llanrhaedr-yn-Mochnant - near Pistyll Rhaedr - one of the seven wonders of Wales. [Jennifer Bland- Roberts].