Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PONTRHYDYVEN

PONTRHYDYVEN, a hamlet in the centre of Glamorgan; on the river Avon, 5 miles N N E of Aberavon. It has a post-office under Taibach. A water-wheel hereis driven by a stream brought from the opposite side of the valley, on a stone aqueduct 460 feet long.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Glamorgan AncC
Place: Pontrhydfen

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