Ystrad Aeron

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Ystrad Aeron
Ystradchurch.jpg
St Michael's Church, Ystrad Aeron
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View of the main street
OS grid referenceSN525565
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLAMPETER
Postcode districtSA48
Dialling code01570
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion

Ystrad Aeron is a small village west of Felinfach on the A482 between Lampeter and Aberaeron in Ceredigion, west Wales, at a junction with the B4342 road that leads to Llanarth on the A487 near New Quay It has two pubs, a church, a garage and a caravan park.

One pub, the Vale of Aeron, was reportedly a favourite watering hole of Dylan Thomas when he lived in nearby Talsarn in the 1940s.[1] The other, the Brynog Arms, pictured at lower right, reopened as a Cafe and Public House in 2015[2]

The old railway branch to Aberaeron ran through the villages and its station was at first named Ystrad and later Felin Fach. The station closed in 1951 and the line in 1973.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas, David N: Dylan Thomas: A Farm, Two Mansions and a Bungalow Seren 2000. ISBN 1-85411-275-9
  2. ^ Brynog Arms (photograph) at Geograph.org.uk

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Coordinates: 52°11′13″N 4°09′33″W / 52.18696°N 4.15904°W / 52.18696; -4.15904