Joseph Parry's Cottage

Discover Joseph Parry's Cottage

Number 4 Chapel Row is the birthplace of Dr Joseph Parry, one of Wales’ best known musicians and composers, who achieved fame through his hymns and operas as well as his most famous song “Myfanwy”. The cottage has been beautifully preserved and is a treat for visitors who would like to experience a traditional home of a 19th Century Ironworker.

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By appointment only - please contact Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery for details – 01685 727371.

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