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Gellideg Estate

and the Swansea Road

Merthyr Tydfil



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The Dynevor Arms

Right at the top where Baverstocks is now, the Dynevor Arms. The Landlord in the sixties was Gil Sallis, he originally worked for Christiani Shand who built the Heads of the Valley

road. He moved on to the Maltsers Arms in Pontypridd.

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Dynevor Arms in the snow - Early 1963.

(Photograph Courtesy of Karen Dummett)







The Old Harp Inn - Circa 1900.

(Photograph courtesy of Carl Llewellyn)

Harp Inn - Swansea Road

Gellideg Estate Top Entrance - 1980s

Gellideg Estate.

Gellideg Estate. 1983.

Gellideg Estate Shops and Post Office.

Gellideg Estate - Chapel.


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The Swansea Road

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Gellideg Estate, Maendy Crescant - 1980

(Photograph Courtesy of T.F. Holley)


Children in Heol Bryn Mann - 1960s

Graham Pearson 3rd from the right in the Striped Blazer.

(Photograph Courtesy of Margaret Pearson)


Heol Nantgau - 1980s

Heol Nantgau - 1980s


Looking up Heol Nantgau - 1980s

Looking up Heol Nantgau - 1980s


Erw Las - 1980s

Gellideg Estate Bottom Entrance - 1980s

Gellideg Estate, just after being built in the mid 1950's.

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View Over Swansea Road - 1987

(Photograph Courtesy of Dale Miles)


Heol Marc Maen in the Snow - Early 1990's

(Photograph Courtesy of Dale Miles)


These houses were demolished when the Gellideg Estate had just been built.

They  were situated just above Gellideg Chapel. If you examine the previous photograph you will see the contractors (Dickinson) sign just by the entrance road to the estate, the houses were behind the sign.

(Photograph courtesy of Carl Llewellyn)

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