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Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot

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Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot

Cilybebyll /ˌkɪləˈbɛbɪɬ/ is a village and community in Neath Port Talbot County Borough in Wales. It includes the villages of Alltwen, Fforest Gôch, Gellinudd and Rhos, and is located 1.9 miles east of Pontardawe, 4.7 miles north of Neath and 10.3 miles north east of Swansea. The community has a population of 4,806. The Cilybebyll estate was established in the 15th century, and after development by various families, by 1838 was recorded as having the largest land holding in the district.
Post townSWANSEA
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSN7404
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01792
Population4,806 (2001)
 

Other names by which Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot has been known in the past

Cil Y Bebill ~ Killybebill ~ Kilybebyll

Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Killybebill, par., Glamorgan, on river Tawe, 5 miles N. of Neath, 3982 ac., pop. 1940; has extensive coal mines; contains the seat of Killybebill Place.

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