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Aug 4, 2023

Napoleon's Anglesey marble

The Napoleonic wars aided the Mona Marble quarry at Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, as foreign marble was hard to obtain. The quarry's owner got another boost after Waterloo when he made furniture for Napoleon's home in exile on ...

St Helena - including a table inlaid with Mona Marble. The table is still in his former house today. For more about the quarry and its beautiful marble, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the Wales Coast Path marker post at Rhyd-y-bont Fach, Rhoscolyn, or click here