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Forge Side, Torfaen

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Forge Side, Torfaen

Forge Side (Welsh: Ger yr Efail) is a small village of tightly packed rows of iron workers' cottages on the hillside to the west of Blaenavon in the north of Torfaen county borough, South Wales. Some of the rows retain the original naming system of 'C Row', 'D Row' 'E Row' etc. The Welsh name (a direct translation of the English) is fairly modern. Forgeside has a rugby team which play in the Welsh league division 6 East.
Administrative CountyTorfaen
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO2408
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
 

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