Panteg (Welsh: Pant-teg) is a large village and community 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 closed in 2004.[3]

Panteg
St Mary's Church, Panteg.jpg
St Mary's Church, Panteg
Panteg is located in Torfaen
Panteg
Panteg
Location within Torfaen
Area3.22 km2 (1.24 sq mi) [1]
Population7,217 (2011)[2]
• Density2,241/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
OS grid referenceST 294 989
Community
  • Panteg
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPONTYPOOL
Postcode districtNP4
Dialling code01495
PoliceGwent
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Torfaen
51°41′05″N 3°01′19″W / 51.684858°N 3.021899°W / 51.684858; -3.021899Coordinates: 51°41′05″N 3°01′19″W / 51.684858°N 3.021899°W / 51.684858; -3.021899
A steam hammer from Panteg steelworks is preserved outside the Griffithstown railway museum

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.[4] It is now a community and electoral ward of Torfaen.

Notable peopleEdit

See Category:People from Panteg

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  2. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Panteg". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 January 2009. Retrieved 15 August 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer. 1952 Edition. p. 1424