Poyllvaish  the Isle of Man


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

BALVAST, or Poolvash Bay, a bay at the SW end of the Isle of Man. It opens between Scarlet point and Spanish head; and is 4½ miles wide at the entrance, and 2½ miles long.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Poyllvaish, in and the Isle of Man | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th May 2024

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