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Evangelical Baptist Chapel
Grid reference: ST305965
Location: 51°39’48"N, 3°0’20"W
Population: 5,246  (2011[1])
Post town: Cwmbran
Postcode: NP44
Dialling code: 01633
Local Government
Council: Torfaen

Croesyceiliog is a suburb of Cwmbran, Monmouthshire. Its name is from the Welsh language, meaning 'Cockerel's Cross'.


Croesyceiliog is primarily a residential district and contains a wide variety of housing from Victorian terraces and even older cottages to property built between 1930 and 1970 and newer developments within the area. Most of the housing was built in the 1950s and 1960s as part of the development of Cwmbran New Town.


The main shopping precinct is Edlogan Square and contains, among others, a newsagent, a pharmacy, a grocer and a Fish & Chip Shop/Chinese Take-away. The 'Six in Hand', one of the area's two pubs, is also here: the other, 'The Upper Cock', is on The Highway. There is a smaller shopping precinct on North Road that includes a convenience store, hair salon and a doctor's surgery. There is a corner shop & hair salon opposite 'The Upper Cock'. Adjacent to 'The Upper Cock' is Croesyceiliog Cricket and Rugby Club. Croesyceiliog Cricket Club play in the Glamorgan and Monmouthshire League. Croesyceiliog also has lawn bowls team which play at Woodland Road Sports Grounds.

The area is served by Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School, and a primary school on North Road (Croesyceiliog Primary School). There is a Baptist chapel on Chapel Lane, Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church and an Anglican church named St Mary's Church on Bryn Eglwys (literally 'Church Hill'). Woodland Road Park is a recreation area which contains a bowling green, rugby pitch, tennis courts, outdoor paddling pool and adventure playground.


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