Cemmaes Road

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Cemmaes Road
Welsh: Glantwymyn
Cemmaes Road is located in Powys
Cemmaes Road
Cemmaes Road
 Cemmaes Road shown within Powys
Population 1,185 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SH821044
Community Glantwymyn
Principal area Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MACHYNLLETH
Postcode district SY20
Dialling code 01650
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Montgomeryshire
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys

Coordinates: 52°37′30″N 3°44′31″W / 52.625°N 3.742°W / 52.625; -3.742

Cemmaes Road (Welsh: Glantwymyn) is a village in Powys, Wales.

The village was named in English after the now-closed Cemmes Road on the Newtown and Machynlleth Railway, now part of the Cambrian Line. Cemmes Road was also the junction with the Mawddwy Railway.

The Welsh name for the village, and for the community, is Glantwymyn (English: The Twymyn Riverside), as it lies on the River Twymyn. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, the population of the village is 1,072, increasing to 1,185 at the 2011 Census. The Ward covers a much larger area and has a population of 2,040 (2011).

The village of Cemmaes is 1¾ miles to the northeast. Cemmaes Road lies at the junction of the major A470 and A489 roads.

Ysgol Glantwymyn primary school is located in the village.

Governance[edit]

An electoral wardin the Welsh name exists. This ward had a population of 2,040 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Welsh Language[edit]

According to the 2001 census, 58.5% of the people in the community can speak the Welsh language. The age group with the highest number of Welsh speakers is the 15-year-olds, where every single 15-year-old can speak the language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 November 2015. 

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