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The Taff, Breconshire

Historical Description

Taff, The, a river of Brecknockshire and Glamorgan. It rises in two head-streams on the Brecknock Beacons, runs southward to a confluence of the headstrcams at Coed-y-Cymmer, goes thence siouth-by-eastward past Merthyr-Tydfil, Quakers Yard, Pontypridd, Llandaff, and Cardiff, and enters Bristol Channel at Cardiff harbour. It has a total course of about 40 miles, receives the Cynon at Whitehall, and the Rhonddaat Pontvpridd, and falls 568 feet between Merthyr-Tydfil and Cardiff.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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