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Rogerstone, Newport

Rogerstone (Welsh: Tŷ du, meaning "Black house") is both a ward and community (parish) of the city of Newport, south-east Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council. The parish lies at the gateway to the Sirhowy valley, to the north of Newport on the eastern side of the Ebbw River. It is bounded by the M4 motorway to the south, the Ebbw River to the west, the Henllys vale to the east and the city boundary with Caerphilly county borough to the north.
Post townNEWPORT
Administrative CountyNewport
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST2787
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling codeRhiwderin exchange
Population8,807 (2001 census)

Other names by which Rogerstone, Newport has been known in the past

Tydee ~ Tydu

Rogerstone, Newport in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rogerstone, township, Bassaleg par., Monmouthshire, 2½ miles W. of Newport, pop. 1302.

Rogerstone, Newport in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

ROGERSTONE, a hamlet, in the parish of Bassaleg, union and division of Newport, hundred of Wentlloog, county of Monmouth, 2¾ miles (W.) from Newport; containing 949 inhabitants.

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