Cwmpennar

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Cwmpennar
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Cwmpennar is located in Rhondda Cynon Taf
Cwmpennar
Cwmpennar
Location within Rhondda Cynon Taf
OS grid referenceSO04068
Community
  • Mountain Ash
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMOUNTAIN ASH
Postcode districtCF45
Dialling code01443
PoliceSouth Wales
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taf
51°41′27″N 3°23′21″W / 51.690955°N 3.3892530°W / 51.690955; -3.3892530Coordinates: 51°41′27″N 3°23′21″W / 51.690955°N 3.3892530°W / 51.690955; -3.3892530

Cwmpennar (or Cwm Pennar) is a small village in Mountain Ash which is situated in the Cynon Valley, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales.

Cwmpennar lies opposite a former coal mining pit. Cwmpennar is part of the Cefnpennar District Welfare Association (CDWA). On May 2 1867, an explosion took place at Cwmpennar Pit.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fairley, William (1868). Glossary of terms used in the coal-mining districts of South Wales, Bristol and Somersetshire. p. 4.