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Sadly it is no more...
Sadly it is no more... (2014538)
Been a few things in its time, now rebuilt as several homes. (?)
the Prince of Wales Hotel
the Prince of Wales Hotel (2014526)
Lot of events in the diary of the village went on here. knocked down now. the person walking by is Gerald Davies of Graig Crescent, Garden City.(Will Echo's son) (R.C.T. Libraries (blurb Alun))
The Penylan is still open!
The Penylan is still open! (2013227)
THE PENYLAN IS STILL OPEN! (courtesy RCT Libraries)
Red light!
Red light! (2013177)
Just when you thought you could get a pint – The location of the old Three Bells Inn, Cardiff Road, is on the immediate right. (Gerald Richards)
The Three Bells Inn
The Three Bells Inn (2013176)
The site of the Three Bells public House, Cardiff Road, licensed in 1861 and closed 1912. This photo was taken in November 1979 by David Workman and shows the old garden frontage. I think there was a road accident, or collision, here some years ago, and the garden was renovated. (photo: RCT Libraries - blurb: Gerald Richards)
Singing for your supper
Singing for your supper (2013507)
Singing for your Supper – young harpist playing in the garden at the back of the Swan, Cardiff Road. (photo: undated) (RCT Libraries)
Recycle the king's head
Recycle the king's head (2013502)
Recycling the King’s Head, Aberaman (Gerald Richards)
The Pineapple in Llandaff
The Pineapple in Llandaff (2013488)
The Pineapple in Llandaff North, Cardiff. Almost opposite the Cow and Snuffers. Remember the Cardiff days, Alun? (Gerald Richards)
There's something in the air! Swan Hotel, Aberaman
There's something in the air! Swan Hotel, Aberaman (2013442)
THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE AIR! (circa 1980) The lower end of Cardiff Road, showing the Swan Hotel before its demolition (in 1989) and the extensive housing re-development of the area. (RCT Libraries - blurb: Gerald Richards)
The Temple Bar
The Temple Bar (2013074)
Temple Bar, Cardiff Road. My favourite memories of it were sitting by the cosy stove and watching two of the regulars - Peter Cumner and Mike Ward (Abercwmboi) – locked in deadly combat over a game of CHESS, and the landlady reminiscing fondly over the giant lupins that used to grow in her garden in Australia. (Gerald Richards)
Rock Inn & Pete's Cafe
Rock Inn & Pete's Cafe (2013035)
The Rock Inn and Cordani’s Café Do you remember Pete’s (and Tina’s) Café? The steaming pies and espresso coffee . . . They always had their regulars. There used to be a very vocal raven outside, who used to dip and dive . . . (photo: RCT Libraries. Blurb: Gerald Richards) (Alun)