Llantarnam

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Coordinates: 51°38′10″N 3°00′20″W / 51.63599°N 3.00563°W / 51.63599; -3.00563

Llantarnam
Welsh: Llanfihangel Llantarnam
The Greenhouse, Llantarnam - geograph.org.uk - 1639590.jpg
The Greenhouse
Llantarnam is located in Torfaen
Llantarnam
Llantarnam
 Llantarnam shown within Torfaen
Area  6.56 km2 (2.53 sq mi) [1]
Population 4,125 [2]
    - Density  629 /km2 (1,630 /sq mi)
OS grid reference ST 305 935
Community Llantarnam
Principal area Torfaen
Ceremonial county Gwent
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CWMBRAN
Postcode district NP44
Dialling code 01633
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Torfaen
Welsh Assembly Torfaen
List of places
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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.

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[edit]

At the 2011 Census

  • Population 4,125[2] (community), 5,526[3] (ward), (Torfaen 91,075)

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Llantarnam (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Llantarnam (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 Nov 2013. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Llantarnam (Ward)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 Nov 2013. 

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre (in Cwmbran town centre)