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Shaftesbury ward
Population: 5,488 (2001 census)
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for ST309896
Council: Newport City Council
UK Parliament: Newport West
Post office and telephone
Postal district: NP20 5
Dialling code: +44-1633
Chartist exchange

Shaftesbury is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community parish of the city of Newport, South Wales.

The ward is bounded by the River Usk to the east and southeast, the Great Western Main Line to the south, the A4042 road to the southwest as far as the Harlequin intersection, at which point the border diverts up Barrack Hill behind Harlequin Drive, Power Street and Lambert Close to meet the Monmouthshire Canal which then forms the western boundary as far as Bettws Lane Bridge. The northern boundary is formed by the western and northern edges of Graig Wood, Yewberry Lane and south of Grove Park Drive.

Coordinates: 51°36′04″N 2°59′57″W / 51.60098°N 2.99908°W / 51.60098; -2.99908



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