SH9458 : Gwylfa Hiraethog

taken 33 years ago, near to Bryn Trillyn [hill or Mountain], Conwy, Great Britain

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Gwylfa Hiraethog
Gwylfa Hiraethog
Hiraethog's Watch Tower looks like something out of a Gothic romance, but in fact it was built in 1913 as a shooting lodge and abandoned before WW2. As there is nothing but empty moorland for a considerable distance it dominates its surroundings and seen under a stormy sky like this it's a sight not easily forgotten. It is actually at the southern edge of the next square north from where this picture was taken, from the A543 near the Sportsman's Arms junction.
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Date Taken
May 1986   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 April, 2005
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 94 58 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.7929N 3:34.6575W
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