Historic Landscape Characterisation
Merthyr Tydfil

037 Ysgubor Newydd

HLCA 37 Ysgubor Newydd 20th century council estate; social domestic housing

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Ysgubor Newydd character area:20th century council housing estate.


A 20th century council housing estate with social and domestic housing, using a variety of materials including prefabricated reinforced concrete.

Historical background

The historic landscape area of Ysgubor Newydd comprises a mid-20th century council housing estate development built over former agricultural land belonging to one William Davies during the mid-19th century.


For further information please contact the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust at this address. Link to the Countryside Council for Wales website at www.ccw.gov.uk or Cadw at www.cadw.wales.gov.uk