In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ponterwyd like this:
Ponterwydd, place with inn, Cardiganshire, in NE. of co., 11 miles E. of Aberystwith; P.O.; is situated in a deep and narrow dingle at the confluence of rivers Castell and Rheidol, and is a fishing station.
Additional information about this locality is available for Cwmrheidol
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Ponterwyd has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Ceredigion. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Ponterwyd and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ponterwyd, in Ceredigion and Cardiganshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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