History & Amenities
Most of the houses were built between 1926-1930 by the
Tredegar Iron & Coal Company. The village takes its name from Alexander Keith Wyllie, the company's director.
Included in the village was a large church,
post officeand miners' institutewhich was converted into a pub in the 1990s. The post office has recently closed and the church has been replaced by a small block of apartments known as Marion Jones Court.
The village has recently expanded with the building of new houses on the old coal tip from
Wyllie Collieryat the south end of the village.
* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=2802990 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Wyllie and surrounding area]
* [http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk Welsh Coal Mines - research the local pit's histories]
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