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Crynant, Neath Port Talbot (Creunant)

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Crynant, Neath Port Talbot (Creunant)

Crynant (or Welsh: Y Creunant) is a village in the Dulais Valley in South Wales. It lies 7¾ miles north-east from the town of Neath in Neath Port Talbot, lying between the mountains of Mynydd Marchywel to the west, Hirfynydd to the east and Mynydd y Drum to the north. Crynant is a long village, lying on the narrow valley floor and lower slopes of Hirfynydd.
Post townNEATH
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSN7904
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 code01639
Population1,883
 

Other names by which Crynant, Neath Port Talbot (Creunant) has been known in the past

Crynant/Creunant ~ Creunant

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

Crynant, vil. with ry. sta., Cadoxton par., W. Glamorgan, 5¾ miles SW. of Colbren Junction; P.O.

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