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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...

09 June 2009

1909 – Cardiff University

Architect: W.D. Caroe Building work commenced in 1905 and was completed in many stages, the first in 1909, ending in the completion of the south wing in 1960. Architect W.D. Caroe sought to...

09 June 2009

1904 – Cardiff City Hall

Architect: Lanchester, Stewart and Rickards The Civic buildings stand in Cathays Park, once the site of a short lived Georgian mansion (1812-25), built for the 1st Marquess of Bute. The Bute family sold...

09 June 2009

1870s – Castell Coch, Cardiff

Architect: William Burges Castell Coch, or in Welsh, the Red Castle is an elaborately decorated Victorian folly designed by Burges for John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute and built in the 1870s. However,...

09 June 2009

1870 – Cardiff Castle, Wales

Architect: William Burges A Norman castle but substantially altered and extended during the Victorian period (1860s and 1870s) by John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute, and the architect William Burges. Original Norman work...