Place:


Blaina  Monmouthshire

 

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

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.

Blaina through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Blaenau Gwent has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Blaina go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Blaina, in Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4518

Date accessed: 21st September 2017


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