Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for COLWINSTONE

COLWINSTONE, a parish in Bridgend district, Glamorgan; on the Julian way, 2¾ miles SSW of Pencoed r. station, and 4 W of Cowbridge. Post town, Pencoed, under Bridgend. Acres, 1, 760. Real property, £1, 870 Pop., 274. Houses, 57. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £135.* Patron, W. Thomas, Esq. The church was reported in 1859 to need repair.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Colwinston CP/AP       Bridgend and Cowbridge PLU/RegD       Glamorgan AncC
Place: Colwinston

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