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Panteg, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Panteg, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village stands three-quarters of a mile E of the river Avon Llwyd, and 2½ miles SE of Pontypool. It has a station on the Eastern Valley section of the G.W.R., and a post and money order office under Pontypool; telegraph office, Griffith's Town. The parish contains also the villages of Pontymoel, Sebastopol, Cwmynysgoy, Penyrheol, Pontyrhydyryn, and Upper and Lower Race. Acreage, 3560; population, 3746. There are extensive iron, tinplate, and steel works, collieries, quarries, and firebrick works. The parish is governed by an urban district council of twelve members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £206 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1876, but retains a tower of the 15th century. There are Congregational chapels and a mission hall and institute.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishPanteague St. Mary 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 
Registration districtPontypool1837 - 1935

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Directories & Gazetteers

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtNP4
Post TownPontypool