Llangunllo

Historical Photographs

Llangunllo

Llangunllo has a long history. Below are some photographs (with comments) contributed by people living in the village. Click on any image to see a larger version of it.

Llangunllo Church Tower The tower of St. Cynllo's church. The date is unknown but we are going to try and get an approximate date by looking at the tombstones. Quite a few more have been added over the years.

View of 1860's Llangunllo looking south. A view of Llangunllo, circa 1860, looking south towards the village.

View of 1950's Llangunllo looking south. Another view of Llangunllo, circa 1950, looking south towards the village. As you can see by comparing the 1860 photo above a few more houses have been added.

Llangunllo View 1970 A nice view of Llangunllo in 1970.

View of 1975 Llangunllo looking south. A view of Llangunllo, dated around 1975, looking south towards the village.

iew of 1988 Llangunllo looking south. A view of Llangunllo, dated 1988, looking south towards the village.

A 1995 Aerial view of Llangunllo An aerial view of Llangunllo from 1995. St. Cynllo's church is towards the upper left. The pub is the red brick building in the centre and the river Lugg can be seen running through Llangunllo from right to left.

The Llangunllo Post Office in 1975.
A picture of the post office from 1975. As you might imagine all post offices in villages the size of Llangunllo have long since been closed and this building is now a private residence.

The Greyhound Pub in Llangunllo The Greyhound Pub in Llangunllo - probably about 1970 or so.

The Greyhound Pub in Llangunllo circa 1920 The Greyhound Pub in Llangunllo circa 1920.

The Greyhound Pub circa 1928 An image of some timber hauliers stopping for a refreshing beverage at the Greyhound pub circa 1928.

The Greyhound Pub circa 1937 The landlord and landlady of the Greyhound Pub circa 1937.

Llangunllo Shop circa 1900 A view of the main road through Llangunllo - circa 1900. The village shop is on the right.

The Llangunllo Shop unknown date Another view of the shop in Llangunllo - unknown date but after 1900 (compare the upstairs window in the 1900 photo above to the 1976 photo below).

Llangunllo Shop circa 1976 The shop in Llangunllo in 1976.

Llangunllo Train Station 1961 The Llangunllo Train Station in 1961.

Llangunllo Train 1962 A train on approach to Llangunllo in 1962.

Llangunllo Train Station 1964 Another image of the Llangunllo Train Station, this is from 1964

Llangunllo Train Station 2010 This is the Llangunllo Train Station in 2010. The line is still in operation and the trains run from Swansea to Shrewsbury several times a day.

Llangunllo Old Mill This is the old mill in the village. It is now a private residence and the wheel is no longer there. However, you can still see traces of the mill race if you look carefully.