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Trefil, Blaenau Gwent

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Trefil, Blaenau Gwent

Trefil is a small village in the county borough of Blaenau Gwent, south Wales. It lies at the top of the Sirhowy Valley, three miles northwest of Tredegar. The boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park lies one mile to the north of the village. The village is sited in the bottom of a broad valley which cuts through the moorlands between the Heads of the Valleys Road and the Dyffryn Crawnon valley to the north. At a height of 400m above sea level it is one of the highest villages in Wales.
Post townTREDEGAR
Administrative CountyBlaenau Gwent
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSO1212
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01495
 

Other names by which Trefil, Blaenau Gwent has been known in the past

Trevil

Trefil, Blaenau Gwent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Trevil, hamlet with ry. sta., Monmouthshire, on border of co., 2¾ miles W. of Brynmawr.

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