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Full record: Newport

County Monmouthshire
Transcript newport
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Etymology OE nīwe, 'new' + port, 'harbour'
Earlier editors Newport is sited on the east instead of the west bank of the Usk (Parsons)
Early Maps
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Attested spelling Niweport c. 1218 Gir; Novus Burgus 11th and 12th century; Welsh Castell Newyd ar Wysc 14th century