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Laleston, Neath Port Talbot (Trelales)

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Laleston, Neath Port Talbot (Trelales)

Laleston is a village and a community in Bridgend County Borough, south Wales, directly west of Bridgend town centre. The village takes its name from the Norman Lageles family who settled in the area. Buildings of note in the village include St David's church which still possesses features dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries, the Great House which was built in the early 16th century and Horeb Welsh Presbyterian Church (1831).
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS8779
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01656
Population8,475 (2001)

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

Laleston/Trelales ~ Trelales

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

Laleston, par. and vil., Glamorgan, in S. of co., 2 miles W. of Bridgend, 1740 ac., pop. 538; P.O.; has collieries and ironworks.

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