Brynmenyn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brynmenyn
Brynmenyn is located in Bridgend
Brynmenyn
Brynmenyn
 Brynmenyn shown within Bridgend
OS grid reference SS89513
Principal area Bridgend
Ceremonial county Mid Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bridgend
Postcode district CF32
Dialling code 01656
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Bridgend
Welsh Assembly Bridgend
List of places
UK
Wales
Bridgend

Coordinates: 51°33′07″N 3°34′34″W / 51.552°N 3.576°W / 51.552; -3.576

Brynmenyn is a small village located at the confluence of the Garw and Ogmore rivers in south Wales, around 4 miles north of Bridgend, and it also in the Bridgend County Borough council area. The village has its own primary school.[1]

Transport[edit]

The A4065 road runs through the village; to the west this leads to Tondu, and to the east it heads to Abergarw and Bryncethin. The A4064 road starts in the village and heads north towards Llangeinor. A disused railway runs through the village, and the village formerly had a railway station. The nearest operational station is Tondu on the Maesteg Line.

The former station in 1962

Leisure[edit]

Bryngarw Country Park is situated on the north-western boundary of the village.

Book[edit]

Memories of Sarah Jane Howell: A Welsh Heroine by Roger G K Penn. 'The story of Sarah Jane Howell, eldest daughter of George and Jennet Howel, Abergarw Farm, Brynmenyn. Sarah Jane was assistant mistress at Brynmenyn Council School who lost her life, aged 21, in the Llynfi river near Bridgend whilst rescuing one of her pupils from drowning on the 19th of December 1911.' ISBN 978-0993131301 Published 2014

References[edit]