Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CRUMLIN

CRUMLIN, a village in Ebbw vale, Monmouth; on the Western Valleys railway, 5 miles WSW of Pontypool. It has a station on the railway, a post office‡ under Newport, Monmouth, and an inn. A railway viaduct here is a magnificent work of ten spaces, each 150 feet wide and 210 feet high, separated by cast-iron diagonally-braced pillars; and cost about £40, 000. Crumlin Hall, in the vicinity, is a modern showy house, the seat of Mr. Kennard. A canal, 10 miles long, goes from the village down Ebbw vale into junction with the Brecon canal near Newport.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Monmouthshire AncC
Place: Crumlin

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