We will start with the town of Pontypool itself. I will
divide the town up by main streets and areas starting alphabetically.
The Coach and Horses.
The Finers Arms.
The Red Lion.
The Greyhound Hotel.
The Globe Hotel.
The Prince of Wales.
The Sir Garnet Wolseley Hotel.
The Three Cranes
The White Lion.
The Wrington Arms.
Lower Forge Hammer.
Upper Forge Hammer.
The Bath Beer House.
The Full Moon.
The Three Salmons.
The White Hart.
So there you have them. Start up at Cwmffrwdoer, down to
Pontnewynydd, in to town, then finish up in Pontymoil. About
2 to 3 miles and a seriously bad stomach and head the next
Unfortunately today many of these drinking establishments
are long gone. Some new ones have replaced them such as
the Comrades club, The British Legion, The Workingmen's
club, Trevethin Club, for example. But the truth is there
were more pubs in Pontypool last century than the number
of shops we have here today!