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Bedwas, Caerphilly

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Bedwas, Caerphilly

Bedwas is a town two miles north-east of Caerphilly, south Wales, situated in the Caerphilly county borough, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. Bedwas neighbours Trethomas, Graig-y-Rhacca and Machen, and forms a council ward in conjunction with those communities.
Post townCAERPHILLY
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST1789
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code029
Population8,512
 

Other names by which Bedwas, Caerphilly has been known in the past

Pedras

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

Bedwas, par. with ry. sta., Monmouthsh., and part in Glamorgan, 2 miles NE. of Caerphilly, 5057 ac., pop. 1782; contains the hamlet of Bedwas Bridge; P.O.

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