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St James's Church, Rudry
St James's Church, Rudry
Location of Rudry within Caerphilly County Borough
Location of Rudry within Caerphilly County Borough
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country Wales
Region South Wales
Ceremonial county Gwent
Principal area Caerphilly
 • Type Community Council
 • Council Chairman Cllr. Chris Allender
 • Total 9.05 sq mi (23.45 km2)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,053
 • Density 116/sq mi (44.9/km2)
Postcode district CF3, CF14, CF83

Rudry (Welsh: Rhydri) is a small village and community located to the east of Caerphilly in Wales. As a community Rudry contains not only the village of Rudry, but also the villages of Draethen, Garth and Waterloo.

The village is a rural location, surrounded by woods with walks along the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk. Its main attraction being the Maenllwyd Inn. It is thought that Oliver Cromwell took shelter in the village church.

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Coordinates: 51°34′N 3°10′W / 51.567°N 3.167°W / 51.567; -3.167