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Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Y Fenni)

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Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Y Fenni)

Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO2914
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityGwent

Other names by which Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Y Fenni) has been known in the past

Abergavenny/Y Fenni ~ Y Fenni ~ Aber Gevenny ~ Abergenny ~ Abergevenni ~ Abergevenny ~ Gobannium ~ Gorbanium

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Y Fenni) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abergavenny, par. and market town, in the above hundred, at confluence of Gavenny and Usk rivers, 17¼ miles N. of Newport and 165 miles from London by rail -- par., 4251 ac. (32 water), pop. 7886; town, pop. 6941; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Friday. It has remains of Norman castle; and extensive collieries and iron-works are in the vicinity.

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