Aberthaw  Glamorgan


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

ABERTHAW, a seaport village in Penmark parish, Glamorgan; at the mouth of the Ddaw or Thaw river, 5½ miles SSE of Cowbridge. Hydranlic lime, got from lias pebbles on the beach adjacent to it, is shipped. The ruins of Penmark and East Orchard castles are near.

Additional information about this locality is available for Pen Marc

Aberthaw through time

Aberthaw is now part of The Vale of Glamorgan district. Click here for graphs and data of how The Vale of Glamorgan has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Aberthaw itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aberthaw in The Vale of Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 31st May 2020

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