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Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil

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Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil

Pentrebach (sometimes written Pentre-Bach) is a village in the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. It lies on the east side of the River Taff opposite Abercanaid, South of Merthyr and North of Troedyrhiw. To the east of the village lies the Mynydd Cilfach-yr-Encil which rises up to 445 m. Pentrebach can be translated as "Little Village" Pentrebach is part of the Plymouth electoral ward which covers Pentrebach, Abercanaid and Troedyrhiw.
Post townMerthyr Tydfil
Administrative CountyMerthyr Tydfil
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSO0603
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01443

Other names by which Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil has been known in the past

Pont Y Rhun

Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pentrebach, eccl. dist., Merthyr Tydfil par., Glamorgan, pop. 8485.

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