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Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall
Brecon, Glamorgan

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Llangoed Hall is situated in the idyllic Wye Valley in the heart of the Welsh countryside a stone's throw from the Brecon Beacons and just nine miles from Hay-on-Wye the UK's bookshop capital.Situated between south … more >>

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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



20 April, 1653

Cromwell dissolves the 'Rump' Parliament

The Long Parliament, which begain in 1640, is finally brought to an end

This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria





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Laugharne (Self catering)
Limeslade, Laugharne

Limeslade

This delightful cottage is the centre of three terraced cottages created from a barn conversion in the idyllic village of Laugharne, near Tenby, on the S. Wales coast and can …
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Tenby (Self catering)
South Beach at The Hideaway, Tenby

South Beach at The Hideaway

Originally a hotel The Hideaway is exactly as its' name indicates – hidden away from the bustle of the town and yet a short stroll to all the town has …
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