South Wales and the Wye District of Monmouthshire

Maps and page images from South Wales and the Wye District of Monmouthshire (1892) in the Bartholomew Thorough Guide Series, edited by C. S. Ward, M.A. and M. J. Baddeley, B.A.—I have the third edition of this little guide book for tourists, which is small enough to fit into a suit jacket pocket.

[picture: Map: River Wye, Chepstow, etc.]

Map: River Wye, Chepstow, etc.

This old map covers the Wye valley from Trellech and Llandog in the North, through Brockweir and Tintern Parva wit Tintern abbey, down past Windcliff and Llancant into Chepstow and the Mouth of the Wye. [more...]

[picture: Pembroke Castle (Plan)]

Pembroke Castle (Plan)

This plan appears to have been the one used by Charles Oman in his book of Castles that could be reached by the Great Western Railway. The main differences are that this one is printed in two colours, blue and black, and that his has the addition of the tennis courts. [more...]

[picture: Old Advert: 12: Drumnadrochit Hotel at Lochness]

Old Advert: 12: Drumnadrochit Hotel at Lochness

The back of the guide book has a section of “additional advertisements” for railways and hotels in England and Wales, Ireland and Scotland. This one takes up the whole of [...] [more...]

[picture: Old Advert: 13: National & Station Hotel; Glenalbyn Hotel; Melrose hotels]

Old Advert: 13: National & Station Hotel; Glenalbyn Hotel; Melrose hotels

The back of the guide book has a section of “additional advertisements” for railways and hotels in England and Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Page 13 of that supplement [...] [more...]



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