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Panteg, Torfaen

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Panteg, Torfaen

Panteg is a village in the county borough of Torfaen, Wales. It is adjacent to Griffithstown, between the towns of Cwmbran and Pontypool. The village is best known for Panteg Steel Works, which finally closed in 2004. Prior to 1935 Panteg was also an urban district. It had a population of 11,499 in 1931. It was amalgamated into Pontypool in 1935.
Post townPONTYPOOL
Administrative CountyTorfaen
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST3199
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Dialling code01495
Population6,882
 

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

Panteague

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

Panteg (or Panteague), par. and vil. with ry. sta., Monmouthshire - par. (containing Pontymoel, Peny-rheol, &c.), 3454 ac., pop. 3321; vil., 2 miles SE. of Pontypool; P.O.; extensive iron works give employment to the inhabitants. The entire par. is a local government dist.

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