Parc Seymour

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Parc Seymour
Junction just north of Parc Seymour - - 360246.jpg
Junction north of Parc Seymour.
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Parc Seymour
Parc Seymour shown within Newport
Population 712 (2014 census)
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CALDICOT
Postcode district NP26 3
Dialling code 01633
Llanwern and Penhow exchanges
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
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51°37′18″N2°51′26″W / 51.621765°N 2.857203°W / 51.621765; -2.857203 Coordinates: 51°37′18″N2°51′26″W / 51.621765°N 2.857203°W / 51.621765; -2.857203

Parc Seymour is a suburban hamlet on the northern edge of Penhow just off the A48 road.

A48 road major trunk road in Great Britain

The A48 is a major trunk road in Great Britain. It runs from the A40 at Highnam, 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Gloucester, to the A40 at Carmarthen. Before the construction of the first Severn Bridge, in 1966, it was the principal route between South Wales and South West England. For most of its journey through South Wales, it runs almost parallel to its successor. Before the construction of the Second Severn Crossing, during times of high winds at the Severn Bridge the A48 was used as part of the diversion route, and is still marked as a Holiday Route.