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Maindee, Newport

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Maindee, Newport

Maindee is a large inner-city commercial and residential area in the city of Newport, South Wales. It lies mostly within the electoral district (ward) and community (parish) of Victoria, although some areas traditionally associated with Maindee are in the Beechwood ward. The name 'Maindee' is an anglicised version of Maendy meaning 'stone house'. Maindee is home to a sizeable Asian-Muslim population with three mosques located in the area.
Administrative CountyNewport
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST3288
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent

Maindee, Newport in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Maindee, eccl. dist., Christchurch par., Monmouthshire, on NE. side of Newport, pop. 5483; P.O., T.O.; contains Maindee Park, seat.

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