American aircrew memorial, Holyhead

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Sep 11, 2020
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

The isolated gable wall of a ruined cottage is an eye-catching clifftop feature at Porth Ysgaden, on the Llŷn Peninsula. The family which once owned it is known to have colluded with pirates in the 16th century, and tenancy rules for ...

Sep 4, 2020
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

A striking feature of Hawarden Bridge, in Shotton, is that one of the bowstring-girder spans is much bigger than the other two. Now you can discover the reason by using your smartphone to scan the new HistoryPoints QR codes beside the footpath ...

Aug 29, 2020
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Builth Wells, separated from the sea by mountain chains, seems an unlikely place for WW2 defences against Nazi invasion, but near the town's war memorial you can see the steel cap of an Alan-Williams turret. The turret was installed near the river bridge, which ...