SS8986 : Village Green, Heol Dewi Sant, Bettws

taken 4 months ago, near to Bettws, Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr, Great Britain

Village Green, Heol Dewi Sant, Bettws
Village Green, Heol Dewi Sant, Bettws
The notice in the foreground records that this was the Greensward of Bettws, traditionally a meeting place for the Bards of Glamorgan. Bards were poets, musicians, teachers and storytellers dating back to the Middle Ages. The first Chair and gathering of Tir Iarll (Earl's Land) took place here. The Chair of Tir Iarll was established under the protection of Gilbert de Clare, Prince of Glamorgan, born September 2nd 1243.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 3 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8990 8688 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.2004N 3:35.3996W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8992 8687
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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