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Colwinston, The Vale of Glamorgan (Tregolwyn)

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Colwinston, The Vale of Glamorgan (Tregolwyn)

Colwinston is a village in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. By road the village is located 3.9 miles southeast of the centre of Bridgend and 20.5 miles west of the centre of Cardiff. The population of the village in 2005 was approximately 400. The novelist Agatha Christie was a frequent visitor to the village, where her descendants still live, at the former manor house of Pwllywrach.
Post townCowbridge
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS9475
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
 

Other names by which Colwinston, The Vale of Glamorgan (Tregolwyn) has been known in the past

Colwinston/Tregolwyn ~ Tregolwyn ~ Colwinstone

Colwinston, The Vale of Glamorgan (Tregolwyn) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Colwinstone, par., S. Glamorgan, 4 miles W. of Cowbridge, 1841 ac., pop. 212.

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