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09 June 2009

1885 – St. Padarn’s Church, Llanberis

Architect: Arthur H. Baker This large church was built in 1885 when the slate industry was at its peak. It was further extended in 1912.

09 June 2009

1283 – Harlech Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George Harlech Castle, begun in 1283 by Edward I of England, captured by Owen Glendower, and later the stronghold of Henry Tudor. The castle was originally built next to...

09 June 2009

15th Century St. Beuno’s Church, Clynnog Fawr, Wales

Clynnog Fawr, often simply called “Clynnog”, is a village on the north coast of the Lleyn Peninsula in north-west Wales. The site is said to be that of a Celtic monastery founded by...

09 June 2009

1284 – Caernarfon Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George The town is best known for its great stone castle, built by Edward I of England and consequently seen as a symbol of English domination. Edward’s architect, James...

09 June 2009

1923 – Bangor Signalbox, Wales

The LNWR built signal box dates from 1923 and was formerly Bangor No.2 but is now the sole box in the town on the North Wales Coast mainline.

09 June 2009

1911 – Bangor University, Wales

Architect: H.T. Hare The university was founded as the University College of North Wales in October 1884 as the result of a campaign for better education in Wales, and was incorporated by charter...

09 June 2009

1820-45 – Penrhyn Castle, Wales

Architect: Thomas Hopper Originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a...

09 June 2009

2004 – Wales Millennium Center, Cardiff

Architect: Percy Thomas Partnership Opened in November 2004, the Wales Millennium Center has hosted performances of opera, ballet, dance and musicals. The building comprises two theatres, shops, bars and restaurants, and seven resident...

09 June 2009

1999 – Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Architects: HOK + LOBB Partnership The Millennium Stadium is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. It has a capacity of 74,500. The centrepiece of the...