Place:


Mynydd Maen  Monmouthshire

 

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

MYNYDDMAEN, a hamlet in Mynyddyslwyn parish, Monmouth; 4¾ miles N E by N of Caerphilly. Real property, £8,067; of which £4,000 are in mines, £6in quarries, and £220 in iron works. Pop. in 1851, 1, 519; in 1861, 1, 782. Houses, 346. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of tin works and collieries.

Mynydd Maen through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23388

Date accessed: 22nd January 2020


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