SH3241 : Pistyll from the west

taken 10 years ago, near to Pistyll, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Pistyll from the west
Pistyll from the west
The romantics tend to think of Pistyll in the past as a village with a monoglot population. One look at the 1881 census soon dispels such notions. Unlike the slate quarrying communities of Snowdonia which were largely closed shop communities where non-Welsh speakers were just not welcomed, those associated with the granite quarrying industry in North Lleyn attracted a substantial number of workers from England, Scotland and Ireland.

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SH3241, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 4 March, 2008
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Village > Village   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 326 419 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.8978N 4:29.5807W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 323 419
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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