- St Illtyd
:"For the Welsh saint, see Saint Illtyd".St Illtyd is a hamlet near
Aberbeeg, in south-east Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. It is situated on the mountain road between Pontypooland Abertilleryin Blaenau Gwent. It rests at about 1200 feet above sea level. The Royal Mail postcodeis NP13 2AY.infobox UK place
country = Wales
welsh_name= Old Church
constituency_westminster= Blaenau Gwent
postcode_district = NP13
In and around the hamlet there can be found cottages, farms, former farms, a public house, a former public house, a huge former open cast site, former levels, a canyon left by an opencast or
strip mining, a television transmitter, a graveyardand what was once the parish churchof Llanhillethin the Diocese of Monmouth.
The Friends of St Illtyd [http://www.illtyd.co.uk] help
Blaenau Gwent County BoroughCouncil [http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/] look after the church building. The graveyard is still in the hands of the Church in Wales John Wesleyvisited St Illtyd twice to speak at the preaching cross which is now in the graveyard.
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