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  • HughieD's Avatar
    Today, 20:28
    1. The History Pen-yr-orsedd Slate Quarry is located near the village of Talysarn in the Nantlle valley in North Wales. It was first developed in 1816 as an open working, and subsequently, under the ownership of the Darbishire family, mills were built on three successive levels. The first mill was built in 1860 and two years later in 1862 the first connection to the 3 ft 6 in Nantlle railway was made which extended to all but the highest levels of the quarry. This allowed the carriage of slate...
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    Today, 20:25
    1. The History Grade II Listed, St. Davidís church is located in Bangor, North Wales. The church with its imposing Bell Tower was built in 1888 by the London based Sir Arthur Blomfield. Built in an early English Gothic style, it was intended as a memorial church to Dean Edwards under the benefaction of Elizabeth Atcherley Symes of Gorphwysfa and initially intended as a church for the railway community, it cost £8,000 (just over £1m in todayís money). The church closed in 2013 due to a falling...
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  • HughieD's Avatar
    Today, 19:09
    Absolutely. Always good to see someone else's take on a place...
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  • NoseyGit's Avatar
    Today, 17:03
    Bloody Hell, what a shame. What a magnificent pile it was.
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  • MisterMcFish's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:43
    Had a visit here myself, is it worth posting my own pics as you seem to have covered everywhere!
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