SH5571 : Belgian Promenade, Menai Bridge

taken 11 years ago, near to Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Belgian Promenade, Menai Bridge
Belgian Promenade, Menai Bridge
Viewed from the causeway to Church Island.
Belgian Promenade

In 1914, a group of refugees from Mechelen, Belgium, were driven from their home town by the German invasion and found asylum in Menai Bridge. As a gesture of appreciation to the people of Menai Bridge, for providing them with food and shelter, the Belgian refugees constructed this promenade, along the foreshore from Carreg yr Halen to Church Island.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 17 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 February, 2010
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Promenade   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 553 716 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.3177N 4:10.1113W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 552 717
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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