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Hengoed, Caerphilly

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Hengoed, Caerphilly

Hengoed /ˈhɛn. ɡɔɪd/ is a village on the west side of the Rhymney Valley - between Ystrad Mynach to the South and Cefn Hengoed to the North. Across the valley it looks towards Maesycwmmer. The village is in the county borough of Caerphilly, in the traditional county of Glamorgan, Wales. The name literally means 'old wood' in the Welsh language. The electoral ward of Hengoed includes the villages of Hengoed and Cefn Hengoed and a part of Tir-y-Berth in the north west.
Post townHENGOED
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1495
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01443
Population5,044
 

Hengoed, Caerphilly in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hengoed, hamlet (ry. sta. Hengoed Junction), Gelligaer par., Glamorgan, on river Rumney, 5¾ miles N. of Caerphilly.

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