New PDF release: A-Z of Cardiff: Places-People-History

By Dic Mortimer

From its delivery as a payment on the lowest crossing aspect of the River Taff, through sessions a Roman garrison, Anglo-Norman castle, feudal lordship, booming coal port and post-industrial invalid, via to today’s convinced capital of a fledgling Welsh democracy, Cardiff has gathered layer upon layer of interesting heritage. during this absolutely illustrated A-Z journey, writer Dic Mortimer uncovers the interesting, the astounding, the ignored and the quirky hidden slightly below the outside of the city’s highways and byways.

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