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Details of place: Newcastle Emlyn / Castell-newydd Emlyn

County: Carmarthen
OS Grid Ref: SN305405 = 52.0369324379, -4.47257180553
Type of place: Village
Notes: Newcastle Emlyn is in both Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire (the part in Ceredigion is called Adpar)
It is included here as, although it's not really in Ceredigion, it is just outside, and was very popular with drinkers from over the river.

As with all border towns, the pubs were popular on Sundays when Ceredigion was dry.
The 1888 25-inch shows the Salutation Inn, the Plough and ten P.H.s

1915 "P.S. Harries and P.C. W. Thomas stated that there were 17 public-houses within a radius of a mile, and the population of Newcastle-Emlyn Urban was 922, therefore there was a public-house for about every 55 persons"

Places associated with this place

Pubs in this place
Angel , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Black Lion , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Black Lion Inn , Newcastle Emlyn
Blue Bell , Newcastle Emlyn
Butchers Arms , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Castle , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
D M Jenkins Druggist , Medical Hall, Market Place, Cenarth, Newcastle in Emlyn, Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Emlyn Hotel , Bridge St, Newcastle Emlyn
Kings Head , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Rose and Crown , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)
Salutation Hotel , Bridge Street, Newcastle Emlyn
Three Salmons , Newcastle Emlyn (exact location uncertain)

Total: 11

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