Cwmpengraig

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Cwmpengraig
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Cwmpengraig is located in Carmarthenshire
Cwmpengraig
Cwmpengraig
Location within Carmarthenshire
OS grid referenceSN3436
Community
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLLANDYSUL
Postcode districtSA44 5HT
Dialling code01559
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
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UK
Wales
Carmarthenshire
52°00′15″N 4°24′24″W / 52.004162°N 4.406738°W / 52.004162; -4.406738Coordinates: 52°00′15″N 4°24′24″W / 52.004162°N 4.406738°W / 52.004162; -4.406738

Cwmpengraig is a rural hamlet in Wales, located in the Teifi Valley approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the village of Dre-fach Felindre.

Woollen mills & trails[edit]

Cwmpengraig is part of the Carmarthen Heritage Trails and also the Discover Carmathenshire ramblers trail for Dre-fach Felindre. Located just 1.5 miles from Dre-fach Felindre, Cwmpengraig is a small community with a history of woollen mill production. In the early 19th century, furling mills were established in Pentrecwrt, Dolwyon, Drefach and Cwmpengraig. By the beginning of the 20th century, substantial mills were built, employing 50-100 people. Mill cottages were built to house the employees although by the end of the 1920s the industry went into decline.

The Hamlet[edit]

Through the centre of the hamlet runs the stream Nant Esgair which flows down into the rural village of Dre-fach Felindre. At the centre of the hamlet is Soar Chapel. A number of mill cottages still exist along the river valley.

References[edit]

[1]

  1. ^ History of Cwmpengraig Retrieved 2014-10-17.