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Details of place: Tregaron
Ceredigion OS Grid Ref:
SN679597 = 52.2196299882, -3.93515507842Type of place:
Tregaron had many public houses, probably because it was a meeting place for drovers, who gathered their cattle and sheep there before taking them on eastwards to England.
To Tregaron, a village of some size having 12 public houses, but this place as well as the town we have left has an air of poverty and misery about it.
Lloyd, Captain, A Diary of Journey from Charring Cross, London, through Wales, by Captain Lloyd, 1827, NLW MS 786, pp. 18-19
Places associated with this placePubs in this place Black Lion Hotel , Tregaron Bristol Arms , Tregaron Brynawel Temperance Hotel , Station Road, Tregaron Crown Inn , Tregaron Crown and Anchor , Tregaron Fountain Inn , Tregaron Inn , Tregaron (exact location uncertain) Ivy Bush , Market Square?, Tregaron Lion Hotel , Tregaron (exact location uncertain) Monarch , Tregaron Nanteos Arms , Tregaron (exact location uncertain) New Lamb Inn , Tregaron Pontargamdwr Arms , Tregaron Railway Hotel , Tregaron Railway Inn , Tregaron Red Lion Inn , Tregaron Sunny Hill Hotel , Tregaron Talbot Hotel , Tregaron Temperance House , Market Square, Tregaron Wenallt Arms , Tregaron White Horse , Tregaron
Total: 21Additional information
People associated with this place British Womens Temperance Association, [-]