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Strata Florida
Strata Florida
Cistercian monastery where generations of Welsh princes are buried
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Laocoön and his Sons, Stowe North Hall

Laocoön, Stowe North Hall

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Strata Florida: Unusual Finds

Strata Florida, a Cistercian monastery in Ceredigion, is World Monuments Fund Britain’s first project in Wales. In partnership with the Strata Florida Trust, WMFB is working to restore the farmhouse and other buildings located close to the monastery. In September 2020 work began on the conversion of the Grade II listed 18th century Tŷ Pair…

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Bennerley Viaduct

Bennerley Viaduct was built in 1877 to carry a new railroad line across the Erewash River. Spanning the valley was a necessity for the new line, but the structure needed to be lightweight in order to prevent underground mining tunnels from collapsing from the weight. This engineering challenge was met through the use of wrought…

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