Place:


Coldwell Rocks  Gloucestershire

 

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

COLDWELL-ROCKS, a reach of grand rock scenery at the boundary between Gloucester and Hereford; on the river Wye, 4½ miles NE of Monmouth. High limestone precipices, overhung with shrubs and traversed by gullies, extend along the one bank; while fine meadows and the charming hill of Rosemary-Topping are on the other.

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Coldwell Rocks through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coldwell Rocks, in Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26814

Date accessed: 12th November 2019


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