In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Colwyn Bay like this:
Colwyn Bay, watering-place with ry. sta., Denbighshire, 6 miles W. of Abergele and 219 NW. of London; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is situated in one of the most beautiful spots in North Wales.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Colwyn Bay, in Conwy and Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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