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Merthyr's Public Houses

This is a list of Public Houses that have existed in Merthyr at one time or another.

the list has been prepared by Mr Tom Hier, and is reproduced here with his courtesy.

 

 

 

 

  A HISTORY OF BREWING IN   RHYMNEY AND MERTHYR 

 

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A - G

 

     NAME

                  LOCATION

 
  (Not Named) Two Pubs Dowlais - By Gelli-Faelog School    
 

Aberfan Hotel

Aberfan

   
 

Aberglais

Vaynor

PHOTO

 
 

Adam & Eve

Bridge Street -  Mill St -  Off Pond Street

   
 

Albion Inn

Pontmorlais

   
 

Alfred's Arms

Nantygwenith Street Georgetown

   
 

Allsop & Sons

Merthyr Taff Vale Station

   
 

Anchor Inn

Pontmorlais ( 96 High St )

PHOTO

 
 

Angel

Cefn Coed

   
 

Angel (The)

Dowlais Well Street

   
 

ANGEL

Merthyr 26, High Street 

   
 

Angel

 

Merthyr Broad Street Nr other Angel

PHOTO

 
 

Angel

Troedyrhiw

   
 

Antelope (The)

Dowlais Caeharris

   
 

Apple Tree (The)

Dowlais The Water Course

   
 

Bakers Arms

Dowlais ? Area

   
  Balaklava Inn Balaklava Street, Dowlais    
 

Balance

Merthyr Cae pant tywll

   
 

Ball Court

Merthyr Ballet Lane

   
 

Baili Glas

Merthyr Court Rd. Twynyrodyn

   
 

Barley Mow

Merthyr Brecon Road

   
 

Barley Mow

Merthyr Georgetown

   
 

Barley Mow

Merthyr Plymouth Street

   
 

Bear

Dowlais Gellifaelog #

   
  Beufort Arms      
  Bedlinog Inn High Street, Bedlinog, Treharris    
 

Beehive

Dowlais 23 Ivor Street #

   
 

BEEHIVE

 

Merthyr 49, CASTLE ST. ON CASTLE HOTEL SITE

PHOTO

 
 

Bell

Cefn Coed

   
 

Bell

Merthyr Mill Street

   
 

BELL

 

Merthyr SOUTH END 146  PLYMOUTH ST

   
  Belle Biow High Street Cefn Coed    
 

Belle Vue

Dowlais High Street #

   
 

Belle Vue

Merthyr Penyheolgerrig

   
 

Belle Vue

Bridge Street, Troed-y-rhiw

   
 

Belle Vue Hotel

Merthyr 119 High Street

   
 

Bentley's Central Hotel

 

Merthyr Market Square (Where W.H.Smith is now )

   
 

Bessemer The

Dowlais Hermon Close

   
 

Bird in Hand

Dowlais Brecon Road ( Street )#

   
 

Bird in Hand

Merthyr 57 High Street

   
 

Black Bull Inn

 

Merthyr 38 Bethesda Street ( Jacksons Bridge St. )

   
 

Black Cock

Dowlais Wind Street #

   
 

Black Cock

Merthyr Pontmorlais

   
 

Black Horse

Penydaren High Street

   
  Black Horse Dowlais High Street, Cae Harris    
 

Black Lion

Merthyr 58 Picton Street ( Corner Vaughan St )

   
 

Black Prince

Dowlais  North Street

   
 

Blake Hotel

Dowlais  Sand Street

   
 

Blast Furnace

Dowlais  East Street #

   
 

Blue Bell

Dowlais  High St

   
 

Blue Bell

Merthyr Mill Street Cross Key St

   
 

Blue Bell Inn

Merthyr Lower High Street

PHOTO

 
 

Blue Boar

Dowlais Castle Street #

   
 

Boar's Head

Dowlais Ivor St.

   
 

Boar's Head

Merthyr High Street

   
 

Boat Inn

Merthyr High Street

   
  Bodeger Wine Vaults Merthyr 63 High Street    
 

Boot

Merthyr Mill Street

   
 

Boot Inn

Dowlais Sand Street

PHOTO

 
 

Boot Inn

 

 

Merthyr 22 High Street Mentioned in 1767 C.W.(22) Became Conway's Dairies

PHOTO

 
 

Borough Arms

Merthyr High Street

   
  Brecon & Merthyr Inn Cefn Coed    
 

Brecon & Merthyr R.I.

Merthyr High Street

   
 

Brecon House Inn

Merthyr 34 Brecon Road

PHOTO

 
 

Brewers Arms

Dowlais Gellifaelog # Brewery Rd

   
  Brewers Cottage Georgetown, No. 21 Dynevor Street    
  Brewery Dowlais Back Street    
  Brewery (Not Named) Merthyr In Bryants Field off Tabernacle Street    
  Bre'us Back Dynevor Street, Renamed "Canal House" in 1895    
 

Bridge End

Cefn Coed

   
 

Bridge End

Merthyr Morlais Bridge Next door to "Owen Glyndwr"

   
  Bridge End Dowlais, by Gelli-Faelog Bridge, Below St. Illtyd's    
 

Bridge Inn

Merthyr Ynysgau

   
 

Brigand

Cefn Coed

   
 

Britannia

Dowlais  Union Street

   
 

Britannia

Merthyr Bethesda Street

   
  Britannia Penydarren Road, Penydarren, now called High Street    
 

Britannia Inn

Merthyr 60 "Plymouth Street

   
  Brown Cow Dowlais Cae-Harris House, High Street    
 

Bruce Arms

Dowlais  Victoria Street #

   
 

Brunswick Hotel

Merthyr Church Street

   
 

Bryants Field

Merthyr Caepantywll By Old Tabernacle Chapel

   
  Buchs Collins Arms (2B) Lower Valley    
 

Bunch of Grapes

Merthyr Off 72 High Street  Behind the Library

   
 

Bush

Dowlais 117 High Street #

   
 

BUSH INN

Merthyr 45 HIGH ST.

   
 

BUTCHERS ARMS

Merthyr 51 HIGH ST. 

   
 

Butchers Arms

Merthyr Pontsticill

   
 

Butchers Arms

14 Bridge Street, Troedyrhiw

   
 

Butcher's Arms

Dowlais, Cae Harris, Cwm Canal Street

   
 

Bute Arms

Dowlais "North Street ( later Horse Street )

   
 

Bute Arms Inn

Merthyr 23 Pontmorlais

   
 

Bute Inn

Dowlais  3 Horse Street

   
 

Bute Old

Merthyr Georgetown

   
 

Bute Old

Merthyr High Street

   
 

Caledonian

Merthyr High Street

   
 

CAMBRIAN TAP

Merthyr BETHESDA ST.

   
  Canal Brewery Dynevor Street, Georgetown, next to canal House    
 

Canal House

Merthyr Georgetown

   
 

Canford Inn

Dowlais 3, Upper Union Street #

PHOTO

 
 

Canteen

Dowlais Penywern #

   
 

Canteen

Penydarren 

   
 

Cardiff Arms

 

Merthyr 23 Picton Street Corner  Middle Taff St

   
 

Cardigan Arms

Dowlais 49 Victoria Street  #

   
 

Carmarthen Arms

Dowlais  Walter St/Elizabeth St

PHOTO

 
 

Carmarthen Arms

Dowlais, High Street

PHOTO  
 

Carmarthen Arms

Merthyr, 4 High Street

PHOTO

 
 

Carpenter's Arms

Cefn Coed    
 

Carpenter's Arms

 

Dowlais Gully between Castle St & Mary St becomes X St

   
 

Carpenter's Arms

Merthyr Mill Street

   
 

Carpenter's Arms

Merthyr Tramroad Georgetown

   
 

Carpenter's Arms

Quakers Yard

   
 

Carriers Arms

Merthyr Bridge Street

   
 

Castle

Dowlais   East Street 

   
 

Castle 

Cefn  High Street

   
 

Castle Hotel

Merthyr Castle Street

   
 

CASTLE HOTEL

Merthyr WHERE CASTLE CINEMA IS ( 100 High Street )

   
 

Castle Inn

Dowlais East Street #

   
 

Castle Inn

Merthyr Caepantywyll

   
 

Castle Inn

Pant Road, Pant.

PHOTO

 
 

Cefn Hotel

Cefn Coed High Street

   
 

Central Hotel

Merthyr 86 High Street Opposite Castle Hotel

   
 

Chandlers Arms

Merthyr Nantygwenith Street  Georgetown

   
 

Church Tavern

Vaynor

   
 

Clarence

Dowlais Union Street

   
 

Clarence

Merthyr High Street

   
 

Clarence 

Dowlais  East Street #16

   
 

Clarence Inn

Troed-y-rhiw

PHOTO

 
 

Coach & Horses

Dowlais Union Street By Mary Street

   
 

Cobden

Merthyr High Street

   
 

Cock

Dowlais Charlotte Street  #

   
 

Cock

Merthyr Just above Flooks Was Penydarren Rd

   
 

Colliers Arms

Dowlais  High Street

   
 

Colliers Arms

Dowlais  Horse Street #

   
 

Collier's Arms

Merthyr Abercanaid

   
 

Collier's Arms

George Town, Penrheolgerrig Road, was Aberdare Road

   
 

Commercial Hotel

Treharris

   
 

Corner House

Dowlais Ivor Street on corner Charlotte St. #

PHOTO

 
 

Corner House

Merthyr  10 Penry St. Georgetown

   
 

Corner House

Merthyr Mill Street

   
 

Corner House Inn

Cefn Coed

   
 

Corner Tavern

Dowlais High Street ( Market St. )

   
 

Cornish Arms

Penydarren

   
 

Court Arms

Merthyr 141 High Street (Corner Swan St.)

   
 

Cowbridge Arms

Merthyr  43 High Street

   
 

Crawshay's Arms

Merthyr POND ST. just South of No.40 Market Place

   
 

Crawshay Arms

Merthyr 139 High Street By H & J

   
 

Crawshays Arms

Cefn Coed Field Street

   
 

Crawshay's Arms

Merthyr Mill Street ( 9 Pond Street )

   
 

Crispin Arms

Merthyr Brecon Road (east side after Grawen)

   
 

Croes-y-crilog

Dowlais Well Street

   
  Cross Brychan Penydarren    
 

CROSS KEY

Merthyr Key Lane (High Street) 3 Cross St.Cross Key St.

   
 

Cross Keys

Cefn Coed

   
 

Cross Keys

Dowlais Chapel Street  ( 11 Church St. ) #

PHOTO

 
 

Cross Keys

Merthyr George Street George town

PHOTO

 
 

Cross Keys Inn

Merthyr Caedraw  Mill Street Cross Key

PHOTO

 
 

Crown

Troed-y-rhiw

   
  Crown Merthyr Mill Street    
  Crown & Cushion Penydarren, Dowlais Road    
 

Crown & Dragon

Merthyr Caepantywyll

   
 

Crown & Septre

Merthyr Georgetown Nantygwenith Street

   
 

Crown Inn

Cefn Coed

   
 

Crown Inn

Merthyr 28,HIGH ST. In 1767 a thatched cottage 

   
 

Crystal Palace Inn

Penydarren 314 High St.

PHOTO

 
 

Cuba Arms

Dowlais Market Street (Charlotte St) (2 Ivor St. )

PHOTO

 
 

Cyfarthfa Arms

Merthyr Brecon Road

   
  Cymro Bethel Street, Georgetown    
 

Dark Horse

Merthyr KEY LANE ( This was a lock up )

   
 

Devonshire Arms

Dowlais High Street #

   
 

Dowlais Brewery

Dowlais Brewery Rd Gelli-faelog

   
 

Dowlais Inn

Dowlais Lower High Street Nr Sand St. # 

PHOTO

 
 

Dowlais Tavern

Dowlais Market Street

   
 

Drover Arms

Cefn Coed High Street

   
 

Duffryn Arms 

Abercanaid

   
 

Duffryn Arms 

Merthyr 16 Brecon Road 

   
 

Duke

Dowlais 8 Well Street #

   
  Duke In The Area Below St. Illtyds    
 

Duke of Wellington

Merthyr Jackson's Bridge

   
 

Duke of York

Merthyr Bridge Street

   
  Duke's Arms Dowlais Bethel Street & Harmon Street    
  Dyffryn Arms Merthyr Tydfil Wells Road, Corner of Brewery Street    
 

Dynevor Arms

Dynevor St was Swansea Rd In 1851 By Ext. Roundabout

   
 

Dynevor Arms

Hirwaun Road ( Swansea Rd. )

PHOTO

 
 

Dynevor Arms

Troed-y-rhiw

   
 

Eagle

Dowlais High Street

   
 

Eagle

Merthyr Caepantywyll

PHOTO

 
 

Eagle Inn

Merthyr 32 High Street

   
 

Eagle Vaults

Merthyr High Street

   
  Earl Grey Merthyr "The Pond", Caedraw    
 

Emlyn Castle

Dowlais Gwernllwynfach ( Pant Rd # )

   
 

Express Inn Ye Olde

Pontmorlais ( High Street )

PHOTO

 
 

Falcon (The)

Merthyr John St. Georgetown

   
  Farmers Arms Penheolferthyr    
 

Farmers Arms

Cwm Taff

   
 

Farmers Arms

Dowlais, 5 Upper Union Street

PHOTO

 
  Farmers Arms Vaynor    
 

Farmers Arms

Cefn Coed High Street

   
 

Farmers Arms

Merthyr Twynyrodyn 26 Mountain Hare

   
 

FARMERS ARMS 

25 "HIGH ST AT JN. OF BROAD ST.

   
 

Fiddler Arms

Dowlais High St ( next door to The Plough)

   
  Finger Post Swansea Road, Boundary of the Parish in 1850 Cencus    
 

Fishpond & Castle

Dowlais Ivor Newtown

   
 

Flag & Castle

Dowlais Union Street at Jn. North St #

   
 

Forge & Hammer

Dowlais 29 & 30  Horse Street # North St

   
 

Founders Arms

Merthyr The Quar Grawen Terrace

   
 

Fountain

Twynyrodyn ( Tramroad Side North )

   
 

Fountain Head

Dowlais North Street

   
 

Fox & Hounds

Cefn Coed

   
 

Fox & Hounds

Dowlais Market Street

   
 

Fox & Hounds

3 Bridge Street, Troedyrhiw

   
  Free Mason Tavern      
 

Full Moon

Dowlais Ivor Street

   
 

Full Moon

Dowlais Twyn y Waun

   
 

Full Moon

Merthyr Nantygwenith Street Georgetown

   
 

G.W.R. Hotel

High Street

   
  Garfield Troed-y-Rhiw    
  Gelly Dawel Merthyr Plymouth Street    
 

General Nott

Dowlais Ivor St

   
 

General Picton

43 Picton Street

   
 

George & Dragon

Dowlais High St.

   
 

George Inn

Cefn Coed 139 High Street 

PHOTO

 
 

Gethin Inn

Abercanaid

   
 

Giles & Harrap ( Brewery)

Merthyr Brecon Road

   
 

Gin Shop

Dowlais Castle street Nr Bethel Court

   
 

Glamorgan Arms

Abercanaid

PHOTO

 
 

Glamorgan Arms

Bethesda Street (opposite St Mary's Presbyter )

PHOTO

 
 

Glandwr Cottages

Dowlais Nr Nant Y Cwm Rhydybedd

   
 

Glantaff

Troedyrhiw

PHOTO

 
 

Globe (Ye Old)

37 High Street.

PHOTO

 
 

Globe

Cefn Coed

   
 

Globe

Dowlais High St

   
 

Glove & Shears

94 Court Street Twynyrodyn

PHOTO  
 

Godiver Arms

Pant

   
 

Golden Arms

Dowlas White Street

   
 

Golden Lion

 Merthyr Georgetown Swansea Rd (became  DynevorSt )

   
 

Golden Lion

Mill Street

   
 

Grapes

High Street

   
 

GRAWEN ARMS

ON EAST SIDE. 99  BRECON RD WHERE IT IS in 1999

PHOTO  
 

Great Britain

Cefn Coed 151 High Street

   
 

Great Escape

Merthyr Nantygwenith Street

   
 

Great Western

Merthyr 58 High Street

   
 

Green Dragon

Cefn Coed

   
 

Green Dragon

Dowlais High Street

   
 

Green Dragon

High Street

   
 

Green Dragon

Merthyr Caepantywyll

   
 

Green Fields of Erin

Dowlais Caeharris ( Cross St. #)

   
 

Green Fields of Erin

Merthyr Glebland Street

   
 

Green Meadow

Troedyrhiw

PHOTO  
 

Greyhound

Cefn

   
 

Greyhound

Dowlais Caeharris ( High St. )

   
 

Greyhound

Merthyr Bridge Street

   
 

Greyhound

Merthyr Nantygwenith Street Georgetown

   
 

Greyhound

Plymouth Street 

   
 

Greyhound & Railway Inn

 1 High Street

   
 

Greyhound Inn

Merthyr 47 Bridge Street

   
 

Greyhound's Head

Cefn Coed 165 High Street 

   
 

Greyhound Inn Old

High Street

   
 

Greyhound Old

Cefn Coed

   
 

Griffin

Dowlais Charlotte St. #    

   
 

Griffin

Dowlais High Street

   
 

Grosvenor F. & C. Hotel

Opposite the old Brunel Railway Station ( Temporate )

   
 

Guest Arms

Dowlais  Ivor Street #

   
 

Gwaelodygarth Arms

High Street Street

   
 

Gwynnes Arms

Cefn Coed 20 High Street

   
   

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