Public Houses & Inn’s

A list of Pubs and Clubs in Abertillery & District – 1700 to 2018

Pubs and Clubs in Abertillery & District. Glo-Byllau Farm – Cider House. The farm House Old Blaina Road. Welsh translation “Pools Of Coal”. Was known to sell cider in the 1800s. The Roseheyworth Club. Roseheyworth Estate. Constructed in 1962. The Clyn Mawr Hotel. Blaenau Gwent. The Crown Inn. Blaenau Gwent. One of the oldest Inn’s which was also a Farm, ... Read More »

The Coach and Horses Inn – Six Bells

Coronation Tavern. The Coach and Horses Inn, Six Bells was originally called the Coronation Tavern and was established around 1835, maybe earlier and was situated close to the old Tram Road later Railway line (as seen on the land map of 1840 left) close to where the subway is today. It was called the Coronation Tavern on the 1840 Land ... Read More »

The White Horse Inn – Cwmtillery

The White Horse Inn – Cwmtillery. The White Horse Inn was one of the oldest Inns in Abertillery and was situated on Club Row, Cwmtillery, where White Horse Court housing Complex is today. Both Club Row and the White Horse Inn was built on leasehold December 21st 1842.  In the 1840s Mr Daniel Jones was the Landlord In April 1876 ... Read More »

The Ivorites Inn – Castle Street Abertillery

The Ivorites Inn – Castle Street Abertillery. The history of the Ivorites Inn, Castle Street, Abertillery is a little unclear. I am not sure when the Ivorites Inn, Abertillery was established (more research is needed) though it was mentioned in a report from 1869, the Landlord at that time was Mr John Griffiths, it stated the Ivorites Arms, Abertillery. I ... Read More »

Old Penybont Road – Penybont Cwmtillery

Old Penybont Road – Penybont Cwmtillery. An image of Old Penybont Road taken from the New Bridge End Hotel, Cwmtillery. In very early reports on this area Old Penybont Road was known as Railway Terrace. The cottages have been renumbered over the years but the information below is from the latter half of the 1890s In the centre of the ... Read More »

The Oddfellows Arms

The Oddfellows Arms – Abertillery. The Oddfellows Arms was one of the earliest Inns at Abertillery. It was situated close to where the Abertillery Fire Station is today. I am not sure when the Oddfellows Arms was erected or established though it was featured on the 1840 Land Map of Abertillery (as seen circled in Black on the featured image ... Read More »

The Station Hotel

The Station Hotel. The Station Hotel was built sometime in the 1870s on ground leased by Mrs Ann James of Abertillery. On a Land Sales document of 1879 published by Messrs William Graham & Sons there were several lots of freehold ground rents for sale in the Abertillery Town area. The Station Hotel featured on the sheet and it stated ... Read More »

The Bush Inn – Abertillery

The Bush Inn. The Bush Inn was one of the oldest establishments in Abertillery. It existed in at least 1731 as a premises (as seen to the left on the featured image above) and possibly earlier on how you interpret the lease (detailed below) On Wednesday 10th August 1859 the Bush Inn, Abertillery was put up to Auction by Mr ... Read More »

The Globe Inn – Abertillery

The Globe Inn. I am not quite sure when the Globe in was built or established though the first mention I can find is on the 18th September 1869, Mr James Edwards was resident. Mr James Edwards married Miss Hannah Maria Edwards daughter of Charles Edwards from the Bush Inn. It was reported they were both running the Globe Inn ... Read More »

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