Basaltic columns in Wales.

Basaltic Columns

Basaltic columns in Wales.

"The bridge over Conway at Llanrwst in Wales, the design for which was furnished by Inigo Jones in 1634. The middle arch has a span of 58 feet. The structure is easily set in vibration, and is known as the 'shaking bridge.'" — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Llanrwst Bridge

"The bridge over Conway at Llanrwst in Wales, the design for which was furnished by Inigo Jones in 1634.…

Beaumaris Castle, located in Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales was built as part of King Edward I's campaign to conquer the north of Wales. It was designed by James of St. George and was begun in 1295, but never completed. Beaumaris has been designated as a World Heritage site, and is regarded by some to be the most architecturally perfect castle in Britain.

Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Castle, located in Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales was built as part of King Edward I's campaign…

Caerphilly Castle is a Norman castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales. Caerphilly Castle was built to stop Llywelyn's southward ambitions. It is the largest castle in Wales, the second largest in Britain (second to Windsor Castle) and is one of the largest fortresses in Europe. Built mainly between 1268 and 1271, it is an early example of a concentric castle.

Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle is a Norman castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales.…

A type of palm tree that grows between 2 feet and 10 feet in length, and up to 60 feet in height. They are commonly found in Queensland and New South Wales, and are used in conservatories and greenhouses.

Ptychosperma Cunninghamiana

A type of palm tree that grows between 2 feet and 10 feet in length, and up to 60 feet in height. They…

The Samphire gatherer, "there are few avocations attended with so much danger, as that of gathering rock samphire, which grows in great plenty along the edges and down the perpendicular sides of the cliffs near Rennel's cave, in Glamorganshire, Wales."

The Samphire Gatherer

The Samphire gatherer, "there are few avocations attended with so much danger, as that of gathering…

Harlech Castle, located in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, is a concentric castle, constructed atop a cliff close to the Irish Sea. Architecturally, it is particularly notable for its massive gatehouse. Built by King Edward I during his conquest of Wales, the castle was subject to several assaults and sieges during its period of active use as a fortification. The seven-year siege of the castle, during the War of the Roses, has been memorialised in the famous song, "Men of Harlech".

Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle, located in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, is a concentric castle, constructed atop a cliff…

The heraldic shield of Henry V, Prince of Wales.

Shield of Henry V

The heraldic shield of Henry V, Prince of Wales.

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Gardant Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Passant Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Rampant Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century, the king of beasts was assumed as an appropriate emblem by the sovereigns of England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, the native princes of Wales, the counts of Flanders and Holland, and various other European potentates." — Chambers, 1881

Rampant Regardant Lion

"The lion holds an important place among the animals born in coat-armor. As early as the 12th century,…

"Using the "stick" to mark size for which slate must be cut."—Finley, 1917

Marking slate

"Using the "stick" to mark size for which slate must be cut."—Finley, 1917

The heraldic shield of the Black Prince, who was father of Richard II of England.

Black Prince

The heraldic shield of the Black Prince, who was father of Richard II of England.

Dressing slates.

Splitting slates

Dressing slates.

Splitting slates.

Squaring slates

Splitting slates.

Crumlin Viaduct, South Wales.

Crumlin Viaduct

Crumlin Viaduct, South Wales.