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Llantarnam, Torfaen

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Llantarnam, Torfaen

Llantarnam is a community and suburb of Cwmbran in the county borough of Torfaen in southeast Wales. Llantarnam Abbey is a Cistercian abbey founded in 1179 as a daughter house of Strata Florida Abbey. The remains of that abbey are incorporated into the present buildings housing the Sisters of Saint Joseph. It also contains St Michael's Church. Llantarnam Hall is home to Rougemont School. The local secondary school is Llantarnam School.
Post townCWMBRAN
Administrative CountyTorfaen
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST3093
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01633
Population3,299 (2001)

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

Llantarnam, ry. sta., Monmouthshire, in SW. of co., 2½ m. N. of Newport; in vicinity is the seat of Llantarnam Abbey. See LLANVIHANGEL-LLANTARNAM.

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