Pen Tranch

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Pen Tranch
Pen Tranch is located in Torfaen
Pen Tranch
Pen Tranch
 Pen Tranch shown within Torfaen
Area  12.06 km2 (4.66 sq mi) [1]
Population 5,989 [2]
   – density  497/km2 (1,290/sq mi)
OS grid reference SO 272 007
Community Pen Tranch
Principal area Torfaen
Ceremonial county Gwent
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NP4
Dialling code 01495
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Torfean
Welsh Assembly Torfean
List of places

Coordinates: 51°42′03″N 3°03′15″W / 51.700758°N 3.054092°W / 51.700758; -3.054092

Pen Tranch is a village and a community in Torfaen, south east Wales.

It lies to the west of Pontypool in the valley leading west to Crumlin. It lies in the historic county of Monmouthshire and the preserved county of Gwent.

The area includes the electoral wards of Pontnewynydd, Snatchwood, and Wainfelin for Torfaen County Borough Council.


  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Pen Tranch". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Pen Tranch". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 Nov 2013.