Heolgerrig

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Heolgerrig
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
Heolgerrig
Location within Merthyr Tydfil
OS grid referenceSO034067
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Ceremonial county
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Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMerthyr Tydfil
Postcode districtCF48
Dialling code01685
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Merthyr Tydfil
51°44′45″N 3°24′10″W / 51.7459°N 3.4028°W / 51.7459; -3.4028Coordinates: 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 Heolgerrig Social Club, three chapels and a post office and small convenience store.

Notes[edit]

  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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