Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LLANGOLLEN RAILWAY

LLANGOLLEN RAILWAY, a railway in Denbigh and Merioneth; up the vale of the Dee, from Ruabon to Corwan; and consisting of two portions, the Vale of Llangollen and the Llangollen and Corwen, meeting in a joint-station at Llangollen. The V. of L. portion is 5 miles long, and was authorized in 1859, and opened in 1862; and the L. andportion is 10 miles long, and was authorized in 1860.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Denbighshire AncC       Merionethshire AncC
Place: Llangollen

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