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Allt-yr-yn, Newport

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Allt-yr-yn, Newport

Allt-yr-yn is a suburb of the city of Newport, south-east Wales. Pronounced by English-speaking locals as "Olt-er-reen", the spelling should include two Ns at the end, as "Allt-yr-ynn". The name means "The slope (allt) of the ash trees (ynn which is the plural of onnen - ash tree)" in Welsh. Allt-yr-yn forms an electoral ward (district) and coterminous community parish of the city. It is mainly residential and contains many large houses built in the early part of the 20th century.
Post townNEWPORT
Administrative CountyNewport
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST2988
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling codeSavoy exchange
Population8,583 (2001 census)
 

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