Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ABERCARN

ABERCARN, a town in Mynyddyslwyn parish, Monmouth; on the W. Valleys railway, 10½ miles NW of New port. It has a post office‡ under Newport, Monmouth, a r. station, chemical works, iron and tin-plate works, and extensive collieries. A. House is a seat of Lorg Llanover

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a town"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Mynyddislwyn CP/AP       Monmouthshire AncC
Place: Aber Carn

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