Herbert Street, Brithdir
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Centuries before Brithdir was constructed a stone was erected on the mountain top above the village to mark the burial place of Tegernacus, son of Martius. The stone, believed to have been placed in the 7th century, was originally in a field north west of Capel Brithdir. However, in 1922 the Tegernacus Stone was moved to the National Museum Cardiff where it remains on display.
The village is served by Brithdir railway station.
- Check out the history of the local coal mines at Welsh Coal Mines
- www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Brithdir and surrounding area
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