Penycae, Clwyd

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Penycae, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Penycae

Historic Maps of Penycae and the local area.

Hi everyone , I was born in trem-y-gardden november 1960 but only lived there untill i was 6 months old , then my parents moved us up to the top end of pen-y-cae onto cristionydd , Now my memories of living there looking back as a youngster , I remember the first kind of bin waste wagon that had a half circular back with 4 push up doors (2 either side) for them to empty the old metal bins into and that was when ...see more

My grandparents, Stanley Lvingstone Allen & May Winefred Allen lived at Ty Rhewyn on the mountain near the gamekeepers lodge. Any pictures of the old house please? You had to walk up three fields to get to the old house (now a load of stones). They moved to Penycae in the 60's to live in Afoneitha. We used to walk to the well for the water and had to carry all the goods up two fields from the lower road, ...see more