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Bradshaw’s Guide

Bridgend

Five miles from this improving town, at which the county elections are held, lies situated, on the coast, Dunraven Castle (anciently called Dindryfan, and the residence of Caractacus), the beautiful and romantic seat of the Dowager Countess of Dunraven, the heiress of the late Thomas Wyndham, Esq., who represented the county of Glamorgan in parliament for upwards of 40 years.

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Places nearby

  • Somerset : Weston-super-Mare

    Weston-super-Mare has the advantage of being very accessible from Bristol, Bath, Exeter, and other towns on the line of the Great Western Railway.

  • Glamorganshire : Cardiff

    Cardiff, a borough town, and capital of Glamorganshire, is built on the east bank of the river Taff or Tay, near its entrance into the mouth of the Severn.

  • Glamorganshire : Llandaff

    Llandaff, a small decayed village, but the seat of a diocese, founded in the 5th century, having a half ruined Cathedral, 270 feet long, chiefly in the early English style.