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Whitchurch, Cardiff

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Whitchurch, Cardiff

Whitchurch (Welsh Yr Eglwys Newydd eglwys church + newydd new) is a suburb in the north of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It is approximately 3 miles north of the centre of the city on the A470 road and A4054 road. Its estimated population as of 2004 was 15,649. It falls within the Whitchurch & Tongwynlais ward.
Post townCARDIFF
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1479
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code029

Whitchurch, Cardiff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Whitchurch, par. and vil., Glamorgan, in E. of co.- par., 3269 ac., pop. 2752; vil., on river Taff, 1 mile NW. of Llandaff; P.O.; is a large place with extensive tin and iron works.

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