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Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly

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Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly

Mynyddislwyn was a civil parish and urban district in Monmouthshire, south east Wales. It was abolished in local government reorganisation in 1974. The ancient parish of Mynyddislwyn covered a large part of the lower Ebbw and Sirhowy Valleys. In 1894 the Crosskeys area was included in the urban district of Risca, and Abercarn was constituted a separate urban district.
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST1994
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent

Other names by which Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly has been known in the past

Mynydd Y Slwyn ~ Mynyddyslwyn

Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mynydd-y-slwyn, par. and vil., Monmouthshire - par. (partly in town of Risca, and containing Abercarne), 16,077ac., pop. 8827; the vil. is 2 ½ miles SE. of Tredegar Junction and 9 ½ miles NW. of Newport; has chemical works, iron and tinplate works, and collieries.

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