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Margam, Neath Port Talbot

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Margam, Neath Port Talbot

Margam is a suburb of Port Talbot in the Welsh county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales, close to junction 39 of the M4 motorway.
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS7887
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

Other names by which Margam, Neath Port Talbot has been known in the past

Margam ~ Margan ~ Pen Dâ

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

Margam, par., Glamorgan, partly within the parliamentary limits of Aberavon and partly within the parliamentary limits of Kenfig (Aberavon part, pop. 3872; Kenfig part, pop. 121), 18,347 ac. and 1371 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 5708; has copper and tin works. Margam Park, seat, 3 miles SE. of Aberavon, has a large conservatory with a very fine collection of orange and lemon trees; the park is 5 miles in circumference, richly wooded, and stocked with deer. The church of Margam Abbey (1147) forms part of the parish church. Mynydd Margam, on N. side of park, 1129 ft. high, is covered from base to summit with fine oakwood.

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