Local History

Local History

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Walk down Lôn Plas with Cynrig Hughes

Local history walk down Lôn Plas to visit sites associated with Plas Pentir. The walk begins from Capel Peniel, Rhiwlas ( near the school ) at 6.30 on Thursday, 25 July and will end up at Eglwys Sant Cedol.

Pont reilffordd Glasinfryn

Guided Walk at Glasinfryn

Gareth Roberts to lead a walk addressing local history at Glasinfryn at 2pm on Friday 14th July. Starting at Bro Infryn estate, Glasinfryn LL57 4UR.

Old maps Pentir

Maps from 1925 of Pentir

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Excursion up Lôn Rallt

On Wednesday morning, 15th May, a number of us gathered at Hen Gapel i set out on a walk. we were led by Lucy up Lon Rallt as far as the “World of Ferns”. The aim of the expidition was to learn about the variety of plants to be found in the hedgerows that we …

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Excursion along Lôn Rallt

On a wet Tuesday morning (13th Nov 2012) three of us, and a dog, set off from Rhyd y Groes past the vicarage and up Lon Rallt. Just after turning left onto Sling Lane (Clwt Rhywiog) we stopped to have a look at the group of Iron Age circular huts in the compund in the …

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Excursion along Lon Fudur

On Wednesday 3rd October, a number of Pentir residents joined in a short walk, exploring local footpaths. The weather was fine, but cool and breezy, as four of us set off from Pentir square.  We headed for St Cedol’s Church and investigated the churchyard. There’s an area to the west of the church which is …

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Exploring Pentir’s Footpaths

We’ll be arranging a walk about every fortnight to begin with, in order to discuss and take note of our local history, wildlife and the natural history around us. Everyone in the community has general or specific knowledge which we can share on these expeditions. Our first walk on the 26th Sept was short (not …

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