The Coal Shed

Everything was coal fired in the early 20th century and coal would be delivered in 1cwt (112lbs) sacks by the coalman each week.

One of the maid's tasks would be to fill the coal scuttles for each room from the coal shed. The coal shed also held a fascination for a very young Dylan Thomas.

'…..He backed the Flying Welshman from the washhouse to the open door of the coal-hole…'

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