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    CAERAU

    by  • June 20, 2013 • Cemetery, Hillfort, House, Iron Age, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘Round Walls’. A Post-Roman cemetery is located here within an Iron Age  multivallate enclosure. On 20th May 1417 eight acres of land at “Caire Llandebloden” was released by Philip ap Ieuan ap Madoc Vichan to his nephew – Philip ap Ieuan ap Ieuan ap Madoc Vichan. His father, Ieuan ap...

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    ALBRO CASTLE (CARDIGAN UNION WORKHOUSE)

    by  • June 19, 2013 • House, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Public Building, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 5 Comments

    History – The Cardigan Poor Law Union was formed in 1837. In April 1837 Daniel Evans, architect, produced plans and estimates for building and decoration here. Though not yet begun, the workhouse is nevertheless marked on the 1838 Tithe Map. In 1839 work commenced on the building by William Owen of Haverfordwest, probably to...

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    No. 43 ST. MARY STREET

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Medieval, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: The property is marked on John Wood’s 1834 map of Cardigan. The following persons lived here in 1871: Thomas Davies, 74, mariner, and Sarah Phoebe Davies, 8, visitor. In 1871 William Davies, earthenware dealer, traded here. In 1881 the following persons lived here: Lewis Griffiths, 53, painter & glazier (formerly of No. 49...

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    No. 39 ST. MARY STREET (ADVERTISER OFFICE)

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Office, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 4 Comments

    History: An Independent congregation began to meet in a loft behind the house in 1799, styling the place “Bethlehem Dissenters Chapel”. Rev. James Phillips was the Minister. In 1803 work began on Capel Mair Congregational Chapel, Feidrfair, which succeeded this meeting place. One member here was 19 year-old Daniel Davies, who later became the...

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