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Tonna, Neath Port Talbot (Tonnau)

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Tonna, Neath Port Talbot (Tonnau)

Tonna is the name of a village and a coterminous electoral ward and community in Neath Port Talbot, Wales, located to the north-east of Neath town, of which it is effectively a suburb. Once mainly agricultural fields, the name derives from the archaic Welsh tonnau, meaning grassland and not, as is sometimes assumed, the modern Welsh for "waves". Some areas of pasture remain.
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS7799
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
 

Other names by which Tonna, Neath Port Talbot (Tonnau) has been known in the past

Tonna/Tonnau ~ Tonnau

Tonna, Neath Port Talbot (Tonnau) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tonna, 2 miles from Neath, Glamorgan; P.O.

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