SH6071 : Part of Penrhyn Castle

taken 9 years ago, near to Llandegai, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Part of Penrhyn Castle
Part of Penrhyn Castle
The castle is of course a mock castle, built mainly in the early to mid 19th century (on the site of a medieval castle) by the Pennant or Douglas-Pennant family who made vast fortunes from the sugar trade initially and quarrying subsequently.

Just the sort of place you or I might build if we had much too much money, not too deep an intellect and an unchannelled urge to leave a legacy or make a mark, but we were unsure exactly how best to achieve this.

Now managed by the National Trust.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 15 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6026 7185 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.5156N 4:5.6808W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6034 7188
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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