This interesting old place, of 4,621 inhabitants, stands among the Monmouthshire Hills, near the Sugar Loaf, Blorenge, and other peaks.
The scenery of the vale of Cynon here is charming. A little beyond there is a junction with the Vale of Neath Railway to Merthyr.
Spotted a mistake? Suggest a correction on GitHub.
Here are the fine remains of the castle built in the 14th century. The Marquis of Worcester defended it for four years against the Parliament: it is now a most picturesque ruin.
Cardiff, a borough town, and capital of Glamorganshire, is built on the east bank of the river Taff or Tay, near its entrance into the mouth of the Severn.