Cwmgors

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Coordinates: 51°46′41″N 3°52′43″W / 51.778139°N 3.878525°W / 51.778139; -3.878525

Cwmgors
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Cwmgors is located in Neath Port Talbot
Cwmgors
Cwmgors
 Cwmgors shown within Neath Port Talbot
OS grid reference SN705105
Community Gwaun-cae-Gurwen
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AMMANFORD
Postcode district SA18
Dialling code 01269
Police South Wales
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Neath
Welsh Assembly Neath
List of places
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Wales
Neath Port Talbot

Cwmgors is a village in the county of Neath Port Talbot, Wales. It is part of the community of Gwaun-cae-Gurwen. It lies within the unitary authority of Neath Port Talbot and the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan. Its nearest postal town is Ammanford so addresses in Cwmgors will read as though the village were in the unitary authority of Carmarthenshire and the ceremonial county of Dyfed.

Cwmgors sits in the Neath constituency and is thus represented in Parliament by Peter Hain and in the National Assembly for Wales by Gwenda Thomas, Bethan Jenkins, Peter Black, Byron Davis, and Suzy Davies.

Its church, Llanfair, falls under the Diocese of St David's. Its Welsh-medium primary school feeds to three local comprehensive schools, namely Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera for fully Welsh-medium education, Ysgol Uwchradd Dyffryn Aman for Welsh- and English-medium education, and Cwmtawe Community Comprehensive School for English-medium education. There are few other amenities in the village, so residents would usually travel to Gwaun-cae-Gurwen for essentials, and to the nearby towns of Ammanford or Pontardawe for other items. Swansea is situated 13 miles from the village.

Tommy Davies[edit]

Tommy Davies was a middleweight boxer who in 1945 fought and lost to Marcel Cerdan at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France. By 1948 Cerdan was world middle weight champion after defeating Tony Zale in 1948 at Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. Tommy Davies worked as a coal miner at Cwmgors Colliery and Abernant Colliery, up until circa 1979.

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