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Michaelston-le-Pit, The Vale of Glamorgan

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Michaelston-le-Pit, The Vale of Glamorgan

Michaelston-le-Pit is a village to the west of the city of Cardiff, Wales. To the south lies Penarth, while to the south west lies the village of Dinas Powys. The village is built near the coonfluence of two small streams, which join to form the Cadoxton River. The name is believed to be Norman. Llanfihangel-y-pwll means The Church of St Michael in the Pit, and indeed the local church is called St Michael's. It is not to be confused with Michaelston-super-Ely or Michaelstone-y-Fedw.
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1572
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
 

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