Harlech

Harlech

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harlech is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd within the historical boundaries of Merionethshire, north-west Wales, lying on Tremadog Bay and within the Snowdonia National Park. It has a population of 1,952, of whom 59% speak Welsh. The town is located in the unitary authority of Gwynedd which was formed in 1996, from 1974 to 1996 it was in the Meirionydd District of the 1974 County of Gwynedd, and before 1974 it was in the county of Merionethshire. The town is best known for Harlech Castle, begun in 1283 by Edward I of England, captured by Owain Glynd r, and later the stronghold of Henry Tudor. The castle was originally built next to the sea, but geological processes have changed the shape of the coastline, and the castle now lies on a cliff face, about half a mile inland. The town has since developed with housing estates on the flat low town area and hillside properties in the high town around the shopping street, church and castle. The two areas are linked by a steep and winding road called Twtilshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133990236
  • 9786133990234