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Winding House
Cross Street
New Tredegar
NP24 6EG

01443 822 666

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Explore History

Find out more about the museum's collection of local and national artefacts and discover more information about the Heritage Research Centre and how to access the museum collection.

Discover the history of Elliot Colliery and the winding engine and find out when the historic winding engine is next in action.

Selection of Sunday School books from the Tabor Chapel, Maesycwmmer.


Local History & Heritage News

The Winding House is delighted to be a venue for courses run by the Universities of the Heads of the Valleys Institute (UHOVI) a partnership between the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. 


Local History & Heritage Groups

Scroll down the page for details of upcoming talks and events.

The Winding House exists to represent the whole of Caerphilly County Borough. We are keen to support local history and heritage groups, by offering advice or guidance, or by providing a venue for meetings.   See our Functions page for more information about hiring a room at the Winding House.

We also host regular, quarterly "get together" meetings for local history groups within Caerphilly County Borough. See the list below for groups interested in local history and heritage within the County Borough - websites provided where available. The Winding House is not responsible for the content of external websites.

If you are a member of an historical group which does not feature on this list or would like to attend our quarterly meetings, please contact us.


Upcoming local history talks and events

For further information about any of these talks or events, please contact the historical society hosting them.

Click on the image below to find out more about upcoming talks and events being held by local history groups in the County Borough.


If you know of other talks and events taking place in the County Borough which do not feature here, please contact us.

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The Winding House project was financed by the
European Union's Objective 1 Programme, the Welsh Assembly Goverment
and Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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