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Pontycymer, Bridgend

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Pontycymer, Bridgend

Pontycymer is a former mining village in Wales. It is situated in the Garw Valley, in Bridgend County Borough . The name, sometimes spelled "Pontycymmer", is Welsh: pont signifies "bridge", while cymer signifies "confluence" of watercourses. Original signs for the village use the incorrect spelling of Pontycymmer. Recent signage and postoffice records have now been changed to the correct spelling.
Administrative CountyBridgend
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS9091
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

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