HistoryPoints News

Jul 14, 2013

Full circle for Llanrwst's clock

A market hall topped by a clock and gilt eagle was a feature of Ancaster Square, Llanrwst, until the 1960s, when ...
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriClark

the 18th-century building was demolished for road widening. Today road traffic shares the square - whose history goes back to the 14th century - with pedestrians. When a large area of the square was pedestrianised, parts of the original clock were retrieved and used for the square's new clock tower. For the square's story - including how it got its name - scan the QR codes in the window of the Crafty Kitten shop, on the north side of the square. Or click here.