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Draethen, Caerphilly

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Draethen, Caerphilly

Draethen is a village in the county borough of Caerphilly, South Wales. The village is located some 3 miles south of Caerphilly, and 6 miles northeast of Cardiff. Located on the southern reaches of the Rhymney River within the historic boundaries of Glamorgan, Draethen is bordered by Bedwas to the west, Rhiwderin to the east, Michaelston-y-Fedw to the south east and Lower Machen to the north.
Post townNEWPORT
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST2287
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01633 44

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