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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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