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Cemmaes Road

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Population  1,185 (2011)
Community  Glantwymyn
Country  Wales
Local time  Tuesday 1:13 PM
Ceremonial county  Powys
UK parliament constituency  Montgomeryshire
OS grid reference  SH821044
Principal area  Powys
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Dialling code  01650
Post town  Machynlleth
Cemmaes Road
Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 14 km/h, 64% Humidity

Cemmaes Road (Welsh: Glantwymyn) is a village in Powys, Wales.

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Map of Glantwymyn, Machynlleth, UK

The village was named in English after the now-closed Cemmes Road on the Newtown and Machynlleth Railway, now part of the Cambrian Line. Cemmes Road was also the junction with the Mawddwy Railway.

The Welsh name for the village, and for the community, is Glantwymyn (English: The Twymyn Riverside), as it lies on the River Twymyn. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, the population of the village is 1,072, increasing to 1,185 at the 2011 Census. The Ward covers a much larger area and has a population of 2,040 (2011).

The village of Cemmaes is 1¾ miles to the northeast. Cemmaes Road lies at the junction of the major A470 and A489 roads.

Ysgol Glantwymyn primary school is located in the village.

Governance

An electoral ward in the Welsh name exists. This ward had a population of 2,040 at the 2011 Census.

Welsh Language

According to the 2001 census, 58.5% of the people in the community can speak the Welsh language. The age group with the highest number of Welsh speakers is the 15-year-olds, where every single 15-year-old can speak the language.

References

Cemmaes Road Wikipedia


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