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Llantarnam

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Population  4,125 (2011)
Community  Llantarnam
Country  Wales
Area  6.56 kmĀ²
Ceremonial county  Gwent
UK parliament constituency  Torfaen
OS grid reference  ST 305 935
Principal area  Torfaen
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Dialling code  1633
Post town  NP postcode area
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Llantarnam (Welsh: Llanfihangel Llantarnam) is a suburb of Cwmbran, and is a community and electoral ward in the county borough of Torfaen in south east Wales. The ward covers the same area as the community, but also includes Southville.

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Map of Llantarnam, UK

Llantarnam Abbey is a Cistercian abbey founded in 1179 as a daughter house of Strata Florida Abbey. The remains of that abbey are incorporated into the present buildings housing the Sisters of Saint Joseph. It also contains St Michael's Church.

Llantarnam Hall is home to Rougemont School.

The local secondary school is Llantarnam School.

Demographics

At the 2011 Census

  • Population 4,125 (community), 5,526 (ward), (Torfaen 91,075)
  • Notable people

  • David Lewis (martyr)
  • Thomas Morgan (of Llantarnam)
  • References

    Llantarnam Wikipedia


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