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9%OFFDyfed Cultural Services Department - Aberystwyth and North Ceredigion - Aberystwyth a Gogledd Ceredigion: Britain in Old Photographs - 9780752451183 - V9780752451183
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Aberystwyth and North Ceredigion - Aberystwyth a Gogledd Ceredigion: Britain in Old Photographs

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Description for Aberystwyth and North Ceredigion - Aberystwyth a Gogledd Ceredigion: Britain in Old Photographs Paperback. A tribute to the 'cultural capital' of Welsh-speaking Wales Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 170 x 10. Weight in Grams: 360.

Aberystwyth was created in 1277 when Edward I, having built a new stone castle, granted a charter to the nearby settlement. It remained a small settlement until the end of the eighteenth century when it became fashionable for the gentry and nobility to visit the 'Brighton of Wales'. Ship-building developed during the 1770s and, later, foundries and other industries were set up to support the needs of a growing community. The port declined with the arrival of the railway in 1864, which linked the town with the Midlands and, later, South Wales. By 1872 the former Castle Hotel had been ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752451183
SKU
V9780752451183
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99-10

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