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Rhoose, The Vale of Glamorgan (Y Rhws)

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Rhoose, The Vale of Glamorgan (Y Rhws)

Rhoose is a village and community located near the sea in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, near Barry. The village is the location of Cardiff International Airport, formerly RAF Rhoose, a Holiday Park (Fontygary Leisure Park), some shops, two public houses (The Fontygary Inn and the Highwayman), Rhoose Social Club, Stuart McNicol's house and an active Surf Life Saving Club (Rhoose Lifeguards).
Post townBARRY
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0666
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 code01446
Population4,875 (2001)
 

Other names by which Rhoose, The Vale of Glamorgan (Y Rhws) has been known in the past

Rhoose/Y Rhws ~ Y Rhws ~ Rhos

Rhoose, The Vale of Glamorgan (Y Rhws) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rhos*, vil., Penmark par., Glamorgan, 9½ miles SW. of Cardiff.

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