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Fochriw, Caerphilly

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Fochriw, Caerphilly

Fochriw is a village located in Caerphilly County Borough, Wales. It was well known for its neighbouring collieries, which employed nearly the entire local population in the early 20th century. It lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan. The village appears as the backdrop on the BBC Wales sitcom High Hopes credits.
Post townBARGOED
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSO1005
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01685
 

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