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St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan (Sain Tathan)

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St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan (Sain Tathan)

St Athan is a village and community in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. The village and its parish church are dedicated to Saint Tathan. The church dates to the 13th–14th century, though an earlier church was dated to the Norman period. The village and the adjacent dormitory village of Eglwys Brewis are known primarily for the MOD St Athan RAF base. There are two pubs in the village, as well as a football team and the RAF St Athan Golf Club.
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0167
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 St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan (Sain Tathan) has been known in the past

St Athan/Sain Tathan ~ Sain Tathan ~ Athan St ~ St Athans

St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan (Sain Tathan) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

St Athans, par. and vil., Glamorgan - par., 1531 ac. and 236 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 378; vil., 6 miles SE. of Cowbridge; P.O.

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