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The Slate Industry

<p>The spectacular rise of the slate industry in north-west Wales began in the late 18th century, though it reached its greatest scale in the late 19th century.</p>

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J. H. Williams unloads a wagon of slate,...

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A quarryman breaking a slab of slate, Llechwedd...

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Quarrymen at Aberllefenni Slate Quarry, 18...

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OAKLEY SLATE MINE AND QUARRY;GLODDFA GANOL QUARRY

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ABERLLEFENNI SLATE QUARRY

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PENARTH SLATE QUARRY, CORWEN

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CROESOR SLATE QUARRY

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LLECHWEDD SLATE QUARRIES

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ABERLLEFENNI SLATE QUARRY

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WELSH SLATE MUSEUM, LLANBERIS

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CLOGAU QUARRY (SLATE)

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Manual slate dressing at Penrhyn quarry

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Aerial view of Penrhyn Slate Quarry, 1994

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A view of the Penrhyn quarry from Braich Melyn...

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Quarrymen splitting a large block of slate in...

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view of Blaenau Ffestiniog from Graig Ddu

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The Penrhyn Slate Quarries

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Splitting mallet

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Slate Trimming knife

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Measuring stick

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Sketch plan of Cae'r gors drawn by Kate...

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Cae'r gors, Rhosgadfan

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Bobby Jones – Memories in Merthyr

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Holland's Level - buttressed incline, 2001

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Holland's Level - mill facing Garreg Flaen...

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Steam Mill, Diffwys quarry, 2004

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Overhanging rock, High Street, 1987

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Remains of Bonc Goedai winding house, 1998

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Two views of Pant-yr-ynn slate mill, 2007

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Rhiwbach tramway crossing Llyn Bowydd dam, 2008

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Rhosydd drum house to Croesor incline, 2003

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Maenofferen quarry - winding house, 1999

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Maenofferen quarry - winding house chimney side

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Maenofferen quarry - exit tunnel beneath house

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Maenofferen quarry - view of winding house, 1999

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Maenofferen Slate Quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog,...

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Vivian Slate Quarry, Llanberis, Carnarfonshire ...

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'Save Tryweryn' Rally organised by...

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'Save Tryweryn' Rally organised by...

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'Save Tryweryn' Rally organised by...

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'Save Tryweryn' Rally organised by...

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A family leaving Capel Celyn (Cwm Tryweryn) for...

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The Library, Cardiff Castle, 1891

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Amy Dillwyn

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PORT TALBOT STEEL WORKS

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PORT TALBOT STEEL WORKS

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Bara Brith Recipe

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Cold Tea Loaf Recipe

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Toffee Madryn Recipe

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Scones Recipe

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Spotted Dick Recipe

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Victoria Sponge Recipe

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'Teisen Gri' Recipe

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Coconut Cakes Recipe

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'Pav' Recipe

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Recipes: Shot Bosel, Shot Faidd, White Broth...

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Christmas Pudding Recipe

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Mince Pies Recipe

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Melting Moments Recipe

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Lemon Tart Recipe

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Lemon Cheese Cake Recipe

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Kiwi Pavlova Recipe

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Ginger Biscuits Recipe

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Date & Walnut Recipe

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Egg Pudding Recipe

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Lemon Cake Recipe

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Bread Pudding Recipe

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Bara Brith Recipe

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Bara Brith Recipe

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Calvinistic Methodist college, Y Bala

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View from Tommen Y Bala

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Capel Tegid, Y Bala

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Athrofa y Bala

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