Panteg

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Panteg
St Mary's Church, Panteg.jpg
St Mary's Church, Panteg
Panteg is located in Torfaen
Panteg
Panteg
Panteg shown within Torfaen
Area 3.22 km2 (1.24 sq mi) [1]
Population 7,217 (2011)[2]
• Density 2,241/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
OS grid reference ST 294 989
Community
  • Panteg
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PONTYPOOL
Postcode district NP4
Dialling code 01495
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Torfaen
51°41′05″N 3°01′19″W / 51.684858°N 3.021899°W / 51.684858; -3.021899Coordinates: 51°41′05″N 3°01′19″W / 51.684858°N 3.021899°W / 51.684858; -3.021899
A steam hammer from Panteg steelworks is preserved outside the Griffithstown railway museum

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.[3]

Prior to 1935 Panteg was also an urban district. It had a population of 11,499 in 1931. It was amalgamated into Pontypool in 1935.[4] It is now a community and electoral ward of Torfaen.

Notable people[edit]

See Category:People from Panteg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 Nov 2013. 
  3. ^ http://archive.thisisgwent.co.uk/2003/10/24/65152.html
  4. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer. 1952 Edition. p. 1424