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Fonmon, The Vale of Glamorgan (Ffwl-y-mwn)

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Fonmon, The Vale of Glamorgan (Ffwl-y-mwn)

Fonmon is a hamlet in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales. It lies just off the B4265 road to the northwest of Font-y-Gary and Rhoose on the western side of Cardiff Airport. The hamlet is best known for its central duck pond and Fonmon Castle, a historical house located on the otherside of the B4265 road to the north. The largest house in the hamlet is called The Gables, accessed off a drive on the left approaching Fonmon from the north. A number of the houses in the area are thatched roofed.
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0467
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 Fonmon, The Vale of Glamorgan (Ffwl-y-mwn) has been known in the past

Fonmon/Ffwl-y-mwn ~ Ffwl-y-mwn

Fonmon, The Vale of Glamorgan (Ffwl-y-mwn) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fonmon, vil., Penmark par., Glamorgan, 5 miles SE. of Cowbridge; in vicinity is the seat of Fonmon Castle, a late Norman or an early English edifice.

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