Gaer, Newport facts for kids
|Gaer shown within Wales|
|Population||8,721 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||NP20 3|
The ward includes both the Gaer and Maesglas estates. The hilly area contained the hillfort Gaer Fort, believed to date to the Iron Age. The original Gaer House in the area was built in the reign of Queen Elizabeth by Alexander Seys, Esq., second son of Roger Seys, Esq., of Boverton.
The ward is bounded by Bassaleg Road to the north, the Great Western main line to the east, the Ebbw River to the southeast, Cardiff Road to the southwest, and the M4 motorway to the west.
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