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Pontnewydd, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Pontnewydd, a village in Llanfrechfa parish, Monmouthshire, on the Crumlin Canal, 6 miles N by W of Newport. It has two stations (Pontnewydd and Upper Pontnewydd) on the Eastern Valleys branch of the G.W.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Newport. There are tinplate works, and Baptist and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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


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