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Apr 8, 2017

Devilish paradox in Ceredigion

The triple-decked Devil's Bridge, east of Aberystwyth, is linked to the legend of a woman outwitting the devil, but its Welsh name, Pontarfynach, is at the other end of the spectrum of goodness. The last ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

element of the name is mynach, Welsh for monk. Both names are centuries old. Now visitors can use their mobiles to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes near the turnstiles beside the bridge to discover the background of the names as well the legend and the bridge's engineering history. The information is also available here