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Colhugh, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Colhugh, a rivulet of Montgomeryshire, running 4 miles south-westward to the Bristol Channel, at a place 2 miles E by S of Nash Point. An ancient port was at its mouth, carrying on considerable trade with Somerset, and serving as a harbour of refuge in the time of Henry VIII., but was destroyed by landslips, and some vestiges of it still exist.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Montgomeryshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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