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Blaengarw, Bridgend

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Blaengarw, Bridgend

Blaengarw is the uppermost village in the river valley (Cwm Garw) of the River Garw, in the county borough of Bridgend, Wales. In the English language Blaengarw means the rugged 'front' or head of the valley. The population of Blaengarw according to the 2001 census was 1,895.
Administrative CountyBridgend
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS9092
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01656

Other names by which Blaengarw, Bridgend has been known in the past


Blaengarw, Bridgend in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cwmbach, hamlet, 2 miles from Aberdare, N. Glamorgan; P.O., T.O.

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