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Michaelston-y-Fedw is located in Newport, Wales
Michaelston-y-Fedw shown within Newport
Population 365  (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference ST241845
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district NP10 8
Post town CARDIFF
Postcode district CF3 6
Dialling code 01633
Castleton exchange
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
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51°33′15″N 3°05′46″W / 51.55426°N 3.09614°W / 51.55426; -3.09614Coordinates: 51°33′15″N 3°05′46″W / 51.55426°N 3.09614°W / 51.55426; -3.09614

Michaelston-y-Fedw (Welsh: Llanfihangel-y-fedw) is a small rural village and community to the west of the city of Newport, Wales, on the borders of Cardiff city and Caerphilly county boroughs.

The name, which is a partial Anglicization of the Welsh Llanfihangel-y-fedw – meaning "church enclosure (of) Michael (in) the birches" – may also be seen spelt "Michaelstone-y-Fedw", "Michaelston-y-Vedw" and "Michaelstone-y-Vedw", the parish church[2] being dedicated to Saint Michael.

There is a local pub called the Cefn Mably Arms. It first opened in 1824.

The community is bounded by the Rhymney River to the west, the A48(M) motorway to the south, and the Pound Hill road to the north and east. It contains Michaelston itself as well as a small cluster of houses known as Michaelstone Bridge about a mile to the north.


The area is governed by the Newport City Council.


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