Other

Cabot Tower, Bristol

Cabot Tower was built between 1896 and 1898 in memory of John Cabot, 400 years after he set sail in the Matthew from Bristol and

Industrial

Stanley Mill, Kings Stanley

Stanley Mill is grade 1 listed woolen mill located just oustide of the village of Stonehouse.  Work started on building the mill in 1812 and

Penallta Colliery
Industrial

Penallta Colliery, Hengoed

Situated near Hengoed, in 1905 Powell Duffryn began the sinking of Penallta colliery, and had employed 291 men by 1908. The two shafts Nos.1 (downcast)

Hospitals

Minffordd Hospital, Bangor

Minffordd Hospital is a small community hospital that closed in 2006. The hospital was built in the aftermath of the 1882 typhoid epidemic that accounted

Industrial

Dinorwic Quarry, Dinorwig

The Dinorwic Slate Quarry is a large former slate quarry, now home to the Welsh National Slate Museum, located between the villages of Llanberis and

Military

Llanberis Bomb Store, Llanberis

It’s official title is actually ‘Llanberis RAF Reserve Depot (Bomb Store)’  – In 1939 two open quarries were bought by the Air Ministry for use