Usk

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Usk,

river, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in the Black Mts., S Wales and flowing generally SE to Bristol Channel near Newport. The upper Usk is noted for its beauty and its excellent fishing. It is the river associated with the legend of King Arthur.

Usk

a river in SE Wales, flowing southeast and south to the Bristol Channel. Length: 113 km (70 miles)
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These are the names that would have been used by Brynbuga residents John ap John (1625), Catteringe verch Evan (1625), Rice ap Ieuan (1629), Adam ap Adam (1641) and even (despite his name) William Seys Jones (1795), all named in local wills registered at those dates [Wills, NLW.
If Mr Owen (Western Mail Letters) thinks that there are no signs to the fictional town of Brynbuga he should try driving around Monmouthshire.
However, we should be aware that Welsh was here first, hence the funny names of rivers, mountains and many towns, Brynbuga, for example, being in existence as long, or even longer than Usk, so why no have it on road signs?
Yet on the busy southbound Wolverhampton to Newport trunk road, drivers are confronted with the Welsh sign Brynbuga as they approach Usk.