Fonmon  Glamorgan


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fonmon like this:

FONMON, a village in Penmark parish, Glamorgan; near the coast, 5¼ miles SE of Cowbridge. Fonmon Castle is a late Norman or early English edifice; belonged to the St. Johns of Bletsoe; passed by sale to Col. Philip Jones, the famous Cromwellian leader; and is now the seat of R. O. Jones, Esq. Fonmon was often visited by John Wesley.

Additional information about this locality is available for Pen Marc

Fonmon through time

Fonmon is now part of The Vale of Glamorgan district. Click here for graphs and data of how The Vale of Glamorgan has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fonmon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fonmon in The Vale of Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd July 2024

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