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By Keith E. Morgan

Chepstow (Welsh: Cas-gwent) is a city in Monmouthshire, Wales, adjacent the border with Gloucestershire, England on a bend of the River Wye. The area has been occupied for the reason that Neolithic instances, and the Romans outfitted a payment as regards to town once they arrived in advert forty eight. Chepstow itself used to be based by means of the Normans, who outfitted the fortress in approximately 1067. within the heart a long time, Chepstow built as a port famous for its imports of wine and exports of bushes and bark.

In the overdue eighteenth century, town was once a spotlight of early tourism as a part of the ‘Wye Tour’. The vacationer nonetheless performs a tremendous half within the economic climate of Chepstow, yet some time past fishing and small-scale shipbuilding have been carried on within the city for hundreds of years. Chepstow via Time deals the reader a true perception into the lifestyles and occasions of town and of the numerous alterations that experience taken position through the years to allow it to develop to the prominence it enjoys today.

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