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Coity, Bridgend

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Coity, Bridgend

Coity is a village in Bridgend County Borough, south Wales. Coity is part of the community of Coity Higher and is notable for being home to Coity Castle, one of the best preserved castles in Glamorgan. Other buildings of note in the village include St Mary, a 14th century church, and Ty Mawr, a fine 16th century house.
Post townBRIDGEND
Administrative CountyBridgend
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS9281
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
 

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

Coyty

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

Coyty, par., SE. Glamorgan, on river Ogwr, 1½ mile NE. of Bridgend, 4617 ac., pop. 3796; P.O., called Coity; contains the townships or Higher Coyty, 2937 ac., pop. 515, and Lower Coyty, 1680 ac., pop. 3281; also Coyty Castle (1091), a fine old ruin.

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