Tafarnaubach

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Tafarnaubach
Welsh: Tafarnau-bach
Tafarnaubach is located in Blaenau Gwent
Tafarnaubach
Tafarnaubach
 Tafarnaubach shown within Blaenau Gwent
OS grid reference SO120104
Principal area Blaenau Gwent
Ceremonial county Gwent
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TREDEGAR
Postcode district NP22
Dialling code 01495
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Blaenau Gwent
List of places
UK
Wales
Blaenau Gwent

Coordinates: 51°47′08″N 3°16′35″W / 51.785448°N 3.276386°W / 51.785448; -3.276386

Tafarnaubach is a village situated on the Sirhowy River in the county borough of Blaenau Gwent, in south-east Wales. Located within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire it lies about two miles from Tredegar town centre.

To the south of the village lies a small Country Park, Parc Bryn Bach, while the northern part of the district is dominated by the Tafarnaubach Industrial Estate. The village is overlooked by Mynydd Llangynidr, a location that was popular for illegal bare-knuckle boxing mountain fights during the late 19th century due to its proximity to three county borders.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stead, Peter; Williams, Gareth, eds. (2008). Wales and its Boxers, The Fighting Tradition. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-7083-1915-4.