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Everest QR codes may pique curiosity
Scan our QR codes by the A40 west of Crickhowell and you'll discover that the house just up the hill was once the home of George Everest, after whom the world's highest mountain ...
is named. You'll also learn that the property, the Manor of Gwernvale, has been owned by several notable people over the centuries including an equerry who fled to Madrid in the Civil War and took part in the assassination of Oliver Cromwell's envoy. You'll find the QR codes on the signpost for The Manor or at the entrance to the building. Or you can read the story here