Records relating to the Castle Hotel, Neath

Scope and Content

Visitors’ book; financial records

Administrative / Biographical History

The Castle Hotel, Neath, was built in 1695 and was a prominent coaching inn. The names Ship and Castle Inn and then Castle Inn were used in the establishment’s earlier days. A noteworthy event at the Hotel was the inaugural meeting of the Welsh Rugby Union on 12 March 1881. In the second decade of the 21st century The Castle Hotel continues to occupy a central place in the social life of Neath.

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Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.

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