Hawthorn, Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Hawthorn is located in Rhondda Cynon Taf
Hawthorn shown within Rhondda Cynon Taf
Population 3,588 (2011 Ward)[1]
OS grid reference ST095877
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CF37
Dialling code 01443
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
Rhondda Cynon Taf
51°34′51″N 3°18′24″W / 51.580923°N 3.306597°W / 51.580923; -3.306597Coordinates: 51°34′51″N 3°18′24″W / 51.580923°N 3.306597°W / 51.580923; -3.306597

Hawthorn (Welsh: Y Ddraenen Wen) is a village within the community of the town of Pontypridd in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf and is located 10 miles north west of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Historically this fell within the parish of Eglwysilan within Mid Glamorgan. The electoral ward of Hawthorn comprises the settlements of Lower Rhydyfelin and Upper Boat.

The village is home to a pub (Hawthorn inn), a few shops, a post office, a leisure center Hawthorn leisure center, a public swimming pool and Hawthorn High School.[2]


  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hawthorn high School inspection report" (PDF). Retrieved 3 July 2008. 

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