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Abersychan, Torfaen

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Abersychan, Torfaen

Abersychan is a settlement and community north of Pontypool in Torfaen, Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. It has a population of 6,826. Abersychan lies in the narrow northern section of the Afon Lwyd valley. The town includes two schools; Abersychan Comprehensive School and Victoria Primary School; together with various shops and other amenities including Abersychan RFC Rugby Club.
Administrative CountyTorfaen
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO2603
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01495

Abersychan, Torfaen in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abersychan, town with ry. sta., and eccl. dist., Trevethen par., Monmouthshire, 2 miles NW. of Pontypoor, pop. 13,496; eccl. dist., pop. 7894; P.O., T.O. Iron-works are in the vicinity.

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