Risca, Caerphilly


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Risca is a town in Caerphilly

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Risca within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Risca in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Risca, town and par. with ry. sta., Monmouthshire, on river Ebbw, 6½ miles NW. of Newport - par., 1879 ac., pop. 3971; town (including also parts of the pars. of Machen and Mynyddyslwyn), 4370 ac., pop. 5556; P.O., T.O.; is a local government district, and has chemical works, tiuplate works, and collieries; the par. contains Risca House, seat.

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