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Bon-y-maen, Swansea

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Bon-y-maen, Swansea

Bon-y-maen, sometimes spelt Bonymaen, is a community in Swansea, Wales located about 1.5 miles north east of Swansea city centre. It falls within the Bonymaen ward. Immediately above Bon-y-maen on the top of Kilvey Hill is the main TV transmitter for Swansea. The local rugby team is Bonymaen RFC. Bonymaen is a Communities First area. Bôn-y-maen is Welsh for 'Base of the stone' and there are legends that the same stone ends in Penmaen (English: Stone End) on the Gower Peninsula.
Post townSWANSEA
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6895
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01792
Population5,807 (2001)
 

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