Henllys, Torfaen

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Henllys
Henllys is located in Torfaen
Henllys
Henllys
Location within Torfaen
OS grid referenceST 26771 93647
• Cardiff17.7 mi (28.5 km)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWPORT
Postcode districtNP44
PoliceGwent
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Torfaen
51°38′20″N 3°02′30″W / 51.638942°N 3.04175°W / 51.638942; -3.04175Coordinates: 51°38′20″N 3°02′30″W / 51.638942°N 3.04175°W / 51.638942; -3.04175

Henllys means ‘ancient court’ with hen ‘ancient’ and llys ‘court’. The name may refer to the former administrative court of the lordship of Machen [1] Today Henllys is a residential area and community on the edge of Cwmbrân in South East Wales.[2]

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