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Pyle, Neath Port Talbot (Y Pîl)

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Pyle, Neath Port Talbot (Y Pîl)

Pyle (Welsh: Y Pîl) is a village and community in Bridgend county borough, Wales. This large village is served by the A48 road, and lies less than one mile from Junction 37 of the M4 motorway, and is therefore only a half-hour journey from the capital city of Wales, Cardiff; in fact it lies approximately equidistant between the capital and the second city. The nearest town is the seaside resort of Porthcawl.
Post townBRIDGEND
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS8282
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01656
Population7,205 2001 census
 

Other names by which Pyle, Neath Port Talbot (Y Pîl) has been known in the past

Pyle/Y Pîl ~ Y Pîl

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

Pyle, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Glamorgan - par., 1637 ac., pop. 938; vil., 7 miles SE. of Aberavon; P.O., T.O.: has collieries, cokeworks, and ironworks.

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