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Castle Hill, Gelligaer
Grid reference: ST137962
Location: 51°39’31"N, 3°14’54"W
Postcode: CF82
Local Government
Council: Caephilly

Gelligaer is a village in Glamorgan, in the Rhymney valley. The parish also includes the villages of Cefn Hengoed and Hengoed to the south.

Gelligaer is known for its stone Roman fort, part of a network believed to have been built between 103 and 111 AD. It was excavated in the early 20th century.

The parish church of St Catwg (Cadoc) is ancient but with an extensive Victorian restoration. It has a rare adult baptismal font added at this time.

There is also an ancient standing stone north of the village.

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