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    Place name County Entry Source
    BRECKNOCK, or Brecon Brecknockshire BRECKNOCK , or Brecon, a town, two parishes, a subdistrict, and a district in Brecknockshire. The town stands at the confluence Imperial
    BRITON-FERRY-ROAD Glamorgan BRITON-FERRY-ROAD , a railway station in South Wales; on the Aberdare and Swansea railway, between Neath Abbey and Swansea. Imperial
    CADOXTON Glamorgan Neath; and extends about 15 miles from Briton-Ferry to Pont-Neath-Vaughan. Post Town, Neath. Acres, 32,060; of which 905 are water. Real property, £49,268; of which £22,891 are in mines, and £4,800 in iron-works. Pop. in 1841, 5,794; in 1861, 8,209. Houses, 1,600. The property is subdivided. The surface is hilly, and displays much fine scenery. Aberpergwm, the seat of the Williams family, is remarkably picturesque. Ynis-las, Cadoxton Lodge, and Cadoxton Place also are chief residences. Coal and ores abound; and the Neath Abbey Imperial
    CAERLEON Monmouthshire Neath and St. Davids; and the mountain Julian way, to Abergavenny, with a branch to Monmouth. The Roman city included a great fortress; and is said to have been superbly built, and about 9 miles in circuit. A British city succeeded the Roman one; and was the capital of the Welsh princes who styled themselves kings of Gwent and lords of Caerleon. The court of King Arthur was held here; and a castle was built at the Conquest, and captured by Edward I. Christianity also made a figure here, both in pristine struggles with paganism, and in erecting establishments. Martyrs Imperial
    DRUMMEN HILLS Glamorgan DRUMMEN HILLS , heights crowned by a kistvaen, near Neath Abbey, in Glamorgan. Imperial
    EGLWYS-NUNYDD Glamorgan Neath. A nunnery, with a chapel, belonging to Margam abbey, formerly stood here; and some parts of it still stand Imperial
    GLAMORGAN Glamorgan Neath. Roman stations were at or near Cardiff, Caerau, Boverton, Neath, and Loughor. Ancient castles, or remains of them, are at Cardiff, Boverton, Caerphilly, St. Donats, Neath, Swansea, Morlais, Llantrissant, St. Fagans, Talavan, Powis, Penmark, Fonmon, Cogan, Wrinchstone, St. Athans, Marcross, Coity, Bewper, Llanbliddian, Penlline-Ogmore, Castell-Coch, Sully, Penrice, Pennarth, Llandymore, Oxwich, and Oystermouth. Abbey Imperial
    LALESTON Glamorgan Neath Abbey. Laleston House is a chief residence. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in collieries and ironworks. The living is a p. curacy Imperial
    MARGAM Glamorgan Neath district, Glamorgan. The hamlet lies on the Julian way, adjacent to the South Wales railway, under Margam hill, near the coast, and near Port Talbot r. station, 5½ miles SSE of Neath; was formerly called Pen-dâr, signifying "oak-top, ''with allusion to Margam hill; and has been de-edificed since 1841.—The parish includes also the hamlet of Havod-y-porth, containing the village of Taibach, which has a head post office; includes likewise the hamlets of Brombill, Higher Kenfigg, and Trissient; and is partly within the parliamentary borough of Aberavon. Acres Imperial
    Melrose Roxburghshire
    abbey always stoutly maintained that Scott never got the key from him at night, and so could never possibly have been about the ruin by moonlight, and the 'great wizard' is said himself to have once appended to the lines the additional ones-somewhat apocryphal:- Then go and muse with deepest awe On what the writer never saw, Who would not wander'neath Groome
    Monknash Glamorgan near Nash Point, Bristol Channel, 6 miles SW. of Cowbridge, 1425 ac. pop. 78; the manor belonged to Neath Abbey. Bartholomew
    MONKNASH Glamorgan Neath abbey. There are ruins of a monastic barn and other buildings. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese Imperial
    Mynydd Drumman Glamorgan Mynydd Drumman , hill-range, Glamorgan, near Neath Abbey. Bartholomew
    Neath Glamorgan Neath .-- parl. and mun. bor., market town, par., and river port, Glamorgan, on river Neath or N&ecdd, 8 miles NE. of Swansea and 208 from London by rail-par., 1161 ac., pop. 10,347; parl. bor., 1629 ac., pop. 11,216; mun. bor., 1486 ac., pop. 16,409: 3 Banks. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday . Neath is generally supposed to be the Nidum of Antoninus. Near the town are the ruins of a castle burnt in 1231; and about a mile SW. are the remains of the Cistercian abbey Bartholomew
    NEATH Glamorgan Neath, the Neath canal, the Julian way, the Sarn Helenway, the South Wales railway, and the Vale of Neath railway, 8 miles N E of Swansea, and 37¾, by railway, W N W of Cardiff. It dates from very early times; and wascalled Nedd by the ancient Britons, and Nidum or Nidus by the Romans. A castle was built at it by Jestynap Gwrgan; and was rebuilt by Richard de Granville, towhom Robert Fitzhamon gave the manor at the conquest of Glamorgan. An abbey Imperial
    Neath Abbey Glamorgan Neath Abbey , ry. sta., Cadoxton par., Glamorgan, at ruins of Neath Abbey, ½ mile SW. of Neath. Bartholomew
    NEATH ABBEY Glamorgan NEATH ABBEY , a village in Dyffryn-Clydach hamlet, Cadoxton parish, Glamorgan; at the ruins of Neath abbey, adjacent to the Vale Imperial
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