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St Mary's Church, Panteg
|Panteg shown within Torfaen|
|Area||3.22 km2 (1.24 sq mi) |
|• Density||2,241/km2 (5,800/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Panteg (Welsh: Pant-teg) is a village in the county borough of Torfaen, Wales. It is adjacent to Griffithstown, between the towns of Cwmbran and Pontypool. The village is best known for Panteg Steel Works, which finally closed in 2004.
- Edwin Stevens inventor and philanthropist
- Herbert Armitage James, who was Headmaster of Rugby School and later President of St John's College, Oxford, grew up in Panteg and is commemorated by a memorial in the parish church, where his father was rector from 1856 to 1871.
- Edward Thomas Chapman, winner of the Victoria Cross in the Second World War is buried in Panteg.
- Ian Gough, Ryan Powell and Lloyd Burns, Wales rugby union international players.
- Steve Parry, avant-garde guitarist and founder of Hwyl Nofio was born and lived in Panteg.
- County Hospital, often referred to as Panteg Hospital
- Panteg cemetery
- Panteg and Griffithstown railway station
- "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 Nov 2013.
- "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 Nov 2013.
- Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer. 1952 Edition. p. 1424
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