Llantarnam (Welsh: Llanfihangel Llantarnam) is a suburban village of Cwmbran, and is a community and electoral ward in the county borough of Torfaen in south east Wales. The ward covers the same area as the community, but also includes Southville. It is equidistant from Cwmbran town centre and the town of Caerleon.

Llantarnam
  • Welsh: Llanfihangel Llantarnam
The Greenhouse, Llantarnam - geograph.org.uk - 1639590.jpg
The Greenhouse
Llantarnam is located in Torfaen
Llantarnam
Llantarnam
Location within Torfaen
Area6.56 km2 (2.53 sq mi) [1]
Population4,125 (2011)[2]
• Density629/km2 (1,630/sq mi)
OS grid referenceST 305 935
Community
  • Llantarnam
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCWMBRAN
Postcode districtNP44
Dialling code01633
PoliceGwent
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Torfaen
51°38′10″N 3°00′20″W / 51.63599°N 3.00563°W / 51.63599; -3.00563Coordinates: 51°38′10″N 3°00′20″W / 51.63599°N 3.00563°W / 51.63599; -3.00563

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.

DemographicsEdit

At the 2011 Census

  • Population 4,125[2] (community), 5,526[3] (ward), (Torfaen 91,075)

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Llantarnam (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Llantarnam (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  3. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Llantarnam (Ward)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 November 2013.

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