Dating neath port talbot

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There were Iron Age hill forts on Mynydd Dinas, Mynydd Margam, Mynydd Emroch and other nearby hills.Mynydd Hawdef contains remains of an ancient Iron Age village.This may have been a water supply for Margam Abbey 0.75 kilometres (0.5 mi) to the East.The Cross of Brancuf an early Christian Sculptured Stone which stands in the church of St Catharine at Baglan.With heavy industry and an urban motorway, Port Talbot was reported as having the worst air pollution in Wales in 2005 with a PM South East of Port Talbot is dominated by Pennant sandstone which forms this high relief area including Mynydd Margam, Mynydd Dinas and the other mountains.The pennant sandstone is made up of two formations which are the Rhondda Member and Brithdir Member.The Margam deer herd was first introduced by the Romans.

Originally it stood in the old St Baglan's church but that fell into ruin in the late 19th century and the slab was removed to St Catharine's.The local beach is known as Aberafan Sands and is situated along the edge of the bay between the River Afan and the River Neath.The other beach in Port Talbot is Margam Sands, popularly known as Morfa Beach.St Baglan (Bagelan), son of King Ithael Hoel of Brittany, was a 6th-century hermit and follower of St Illytud.He founded the first church at the town that now takes his name.

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