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BLAENAVON RAILROAD; BLAENAVON TRAMROAD

Site Details



NPRN 91617

Map Reference SO20NW

Grid Reference SO2495109241

Unitary (Local) Authority Torfaen

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Blaenavon

Type of Site RAILWAY

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The Blaenavon Railroad linked Blaenavon Ironworks (nprn 34134) with the Monmouthshire Canal (nprn 85125) terminus at Pontnewynydd. Open for traffic by 1796, and rebuilt as a conventional railway by 1854.
(Canals of South Wales & the Borders, C.Hadfield)
B.A.Malaws, 21 April 1999.

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