Prehistoric sites in North Wales

This page lists ancient monuments in Denbighshire and Flintshire - modern Clwyd. For sites further west in Snowdonia and Anglesey, see Gwynedd.

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Lyons Nant Hall Hotel

Lyons Nant Hall Hotel
Prestatyn, Clwyd

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in Prestatyn in the region of Clwyd 18 miles from Liverpool, Lyons Nant Hall Hotel is an 18th century historic building and features a playground and terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free … more >>

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This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden


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