Conwy Castle

July 15, 2017

Conwy’s castle and town walls were a medieval defensive attempt by the Norman aggressor Edward 1 (Longshank) in 1287 to subjugate the Welsh Nation to English rule. The suspension bridge crossing the Conwy river was built by the godfather of 19th century civil engineering, Thomas Telford in 1822-1826.

A medieval dry stone wall under Tyrrau Mawr a subsidiary summit of the iconic peak Cadair Idris (the chair of Idris) in the Snowdonia National Park, the largest National Park in the United Kingdom.

Images by Anne Scott Plummer.






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