Abergavenny case for tramroad, 1813.
Abergavenny Case for Tramroad
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- ReferenceGB 218 Misc. MSS. 1515
- Dates of Creation1813
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
At the beginning of the 19th century, coal was transported by horse-powered trams from collieries to the nearest canal for distribution. The tramroad from Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, was built in the 18th century. By 1829 the tramroad reached Hereford.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS.; Hay-on-Wye Tourist Information Bureau, http://www.hay-on-wye.co.uk/htib/index.htm, viewed 17 January 2006.
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