Download e-book for kindle: Bangor & Around Through Time by Steven Dickens

By Steven Dickens

ISBN-10: 1445632780

ISBN-13: 9781445632780

Bangor, within the county of Gwynedd and traditionally part of Caernarfonshire, has a wealthy and old prior, recorded within the pages of this booklet. Bangor skill ‘a wattled enclosure’ in previous Welsh and town is without doubt one of the smallest in Britain, with virtually part its inhabitants Welsh-speaking. Bangor has a school, based in 1884 and a cathedral, whose bishopric is likely one of the oldest in Britain, with its origins within the 6th century. It allegedly has the longest excessive highway in Wales and singer and actress Duffy used to be born the following. town has hosted the nationwide Eisteddfod 8 times.

Nearby, the Penrhyn Slate Quarry at Bethesda has exported its items internationally. in the obstacles of Gwynedd, the nationwide Park of Snowdonia, its attractive and breathtaking panoramas and scenic cities and villages also are represented the following: Ogwen Valley, Nant Ffrancon cross, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Anglesey and the Menai Strait.

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