Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BLAINA

BLAINA, a village, with iron-works, in Ebbw-Vale, Monmouth; on the Western Valleys railway, 2 miles SSE of Nantyglo. It has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Tredegar. A church, in the Norman style, was built here in 1845. The circumjacent tract of country is highly picturesque.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village, with iron-works"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Monmouthshire AncC
Place: Blaina

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