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Jan 21, 2023

Capel Curig's bounty

Centuries before the Levelling Up Fund and other grants for under-privileged areas, Queen Anne set up a bounty scheme to enable poor clergymen to receive steady incomes. Capel Curig's churchwardens successfully applied in 1740 and acquired Bryntyrch ...

farm. Rent from the farm went to the curate, but he had to pay some of the money to the king as rent. The farm's history goes back much further still - it was recorded in a 1352 survey. For more about the farm and the Bryntyrch Inn - which incorporates the old farmhouse - use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the steps up to the main entrance. Or click here