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Autumn Colours by AdrianEvans

15th century cottage, once a courthouse, and now a tea-room owned by the National Trust next to Pont Fawr a narrow three-arch stone bridge, It is said to have been designed by Inigo Jones and it was built in 1636 by Sir John Wynn of Gwydir Castle. The bridge connects the town with Gwydir, a manor house dating from 1492, Originally built to carry horses and carts.

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Rug Chapel by gwilym-jones

Rug Chapel was built in 1637 for Colonel William Salusbury, famous Civil War defender of Denbigh Castle. A rare, little altered example of a 17th-century private chapel, it reflects the Colonel’s High Church religious views. Prettily set in a wooded landscape, the chapel’s modest exterior gives little hint of the interior where local artists and carvers were given a free reign, with some spectacular results.

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Conwy Castle by Lamplight by AdrianEvans

Evening photograph of Conwy Castle, Conwy Castle dominates the mouth of the River Conwy and the medieval walled town of Conwy in North Wales, UK
The castle was built on the orders of King Edward I of England and construction began in 1283 under the direction of Edward chief architect James of St. George.
Today the castle is one of the best preserved castles in the whole of North Wales.

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