Llanidan (2)

We went back to the track which leads down to the Straits from Llanidan old church, which feels like an old road through the woods, down to the ferry which used to take the Brynsiencyn quarrymen on their weekly crossing to Felinheli and on to the Dinorwig quarry above Llanberis:-

The planting in the adjacent fields presumably dates from the late eighteenth century when Llanidan Hall was leased by Thomas Williams, agent to Lord Uxbridge, the owner of Olas Newydd, and a partner in the Parys mountain copper mine:-

On the Straits, one looks across to Llanfair Hall, an 1830s villa with later Victorian belvedere tower attached:-


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