Navigation  Glamorgan


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

NAVIGATION, a place on the E border of Glamorgan; on the Taff Vale canal and Taff Vale railway, at the junction of the branches to Aberdare, 16½ miles N by W of Cardiff. It took its name from a canal-office here; and it formerly gave name to a railway station here, nowcalled the Aberdare Junction. The country around it is very beautiful.

Additional information about this locality is available for Llanwynno

Navigation through time

Navigation is now part of Rhondda; Cynon; Taff district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rhondda; Cynon; Taff has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Navigation itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Navigation, in Rhondda; Cynon; Taff and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st August 2019

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