Greenmeadow: A Country Home

Greenmeadow House Map 1837

I’ve been looking into the history of Greenmeadow House recently and I’m working on a detailed piece about the mansion and the Lewis family. In the meantime I thought I’d share these images from a 1910 story in The Cardiff Times and a summary of its history. The article from 19th February 1910 describes the … more…

The End of the Castell Coch Inn

Old newspaper headline

The Evening Express reported on Saturday 28th January 1905 that the Castell Coch Inn was demolished the previous day, despite protests from the tenants. The Inn was removed following an Act of Parliament for the construction of the railway between Cardiff and Pontypridd. This work also affected 30 cottages in the village. Mr and Mrs … more…