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The Kymin, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Kymin, The, a lofty wooded hill on the E border of Monmouthshire, adjacent to the river "Wye, 1½ mile E by S uf Monmouth. Walks lead up it through its woods, a small temple is on its summit, erected in 1794 to commemorate the naval victories of the English over the Americans, and decorated on the frieze with medallions of British admirals; it pleasant pavilion also is there for the accommodation of visitors, and a very splendid panoramic view is obtained thence over parts of about nine counties.

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

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