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Nov 17, 2013

An echo of Cardiff's Viking past

Womanby Street in central Cardiff may sound feminine, but "womanby" has its origins in the Old Norse for houndsman, or ...

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Posted by: Rhodri

keeper of dogs. The name is a reminder that Cardiff's history goes back a long way before the Industrial Revolution. To discover more about the name, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the window of the Nisa shop on the corner of Womanby Street and Castle Street. Or click here