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Heolgerrig Geograph-478881-by-Bonelli.jpg
The village of Heolgerrig with the A470 trunk road in the foreground and Mynydd Aberdâr beyond
Heolgerrig is located in Merthyr Tydfil
Heolgerrig shown within Merthyr Tydfil
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Post town Merthyr Tydfil
Postcode district CF48
Dialling code 01685
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Merthyr TydfilCoordinates: 51°44′45″N 3°24′10″W / 51.7459°N 3.4028°W / 51.7459; -3.4028

Heolgerrig (Welsh for "stony road"; formerly "Pen-yr-Heolgerrig") is a small village in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, Wales. It is part of the community of Cyfarthfa.[1]

Calfaria Welsh chapel in Heolgerrig, Merthyr Tydfil.

It lies just west of Merthyr Tydfil, and is separated from it by the main A470 trunk road.

Village amenities include the Heolgerrig primary school, the Red Lion (Llew Coch) pub, two chapels and a post office.


  1. ^ Davies, John; Jenkins, Nigel; Menna, Baines; Lynch, Peredur I., eds. (2008). The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. p. 554. ISBN 978-0-7083-1953-6. 

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