Place:


Pontnewydd  Monmouthshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pontnewydd like this:

PONTNEWYDD, a hamlet in the S W of Monmouthshire; on the Crumlin canal and the Western Valleys railway, 5¼ miles N by W of Newport. It has a station on the railway, and tin-plate works.

Pontnewydd through time

Pontnewydd is now part of Torfaen district. Click here for graphs and data of how Torfaen has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pontnewydd itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pontnewydd, in Torfaen and Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20412

Date accessed: 22nd January 2020


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