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Griffithstown, Torfaen

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Griffithstown, Torfaen

Griffithstown is a large community of Pontypool in the borough of Torfaen, Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. It is an ecclesiastical parish, formed in May, 1898, from Llanfrechfa Upper and Panteg, and includes Sebastopol, but, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894, became a separate civil parish.
Post townPONTYPOOL
Administrative CountyTorfaen
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST2999
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01495
Populationc. 5,450
 

Other names by which Griffithstown, Torfaen has been known in the past

Griffiths Town

Griffithstown, Torfaen in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Griffiths Town, Pontypool, Monmouth; P.O., T.O.

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