SH5369 : The remains of the Faenol dangerous animals zoo

taken 10 years ago, near to Vaynol Hall, Gwynedd, Great Britain

The remains of the Faenol dangerous animals zoo
The remains of the Faenol dangerous animals zoo
George William Duff Assheton-Smith, who inherited the estate in 1869 was not content simply with breeding bison, rare cattle and race horses, he also had to have a zoo of dangerous animals in his 'back garden'. These included bears and tigers. The zoo was dispersed in 1930.

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Date Taken
Friday, 9 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007
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Zoo > Zoo   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 537 696 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.2455N 4:11.5126W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 537 697
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