Merionethshire


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Merionethshire

(ˌmɛrɪˈɒnɪθˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
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(Placename) (until 1974) a county of N Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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Ramsay has published an account of a downthrow in Anglesea of 2300 feet; and he informs me that he fully believes there is one in Merionethshire of 12,000 feet; yet in these cases there is nothing on the surface to show such prodigious movements; the pile of rocks on the one or other side having been smoothly swept away.
"We cover the whole of North Wales from Flintshire to Gwynedd and down as far as Merionethshire and we have seen our workload double in the last two years.
The building was very close to the scene of the accident the deputy coroner for Merionethshire, Mr R O Jones, commented.
With a house among tea plantations, the walls decorated with oil paintings of an aristocratic family hailing from the Welsh county of Merionethshire, it is hard to imagine that most of his life has been lived in Africa.
They were on the run for seven days before being captured close to Llanbedr, in Merionethshire, on April 11.
From 1948 Rolt became involved with proposals to revive the Talyllyn Railway in Merionethshire, West Wales, a rare instance of a statutory railway that was not nationalised.
Nationalists' human barrier Eighty Welsh nationalists today formed a human barrier outside the Trawsfynydd military camp, Merionethshire.
Former student Eryl Jones charts his alma mater's rocky road to success ON Friday, September 24, 1971, an Austin 1100 meandered its way through rural Merionethshire, on its way from Ffynnongroyw on the Dee estuary to the university town of Aberystwyth.
Robert Vaughan of Hangar, in his Sketch of the History of Merionethshire, seems to ascribe it's origin to persons frequenting the banks of the Mawddach, "by reason of the herb scurvy-grass, which grows there in great abundance." The company must find it an uncomfortable place, for the inn (the Cors-y-gedol Arms) is at times, almost buried in sand, and a person cannot walk many yards from the door without being up to the ankles in it.
Jane Vaughan, from Merionethshire (nee Price), married Royalist Rowland Vaughan ofCaergai (c.
His romantically lush landscapes, especially with those with water, such as The Estuary, Portmeirion, Merionethshire (1959) or of the Venetian lagoon at sunset (1968), are even richer than his architectural images, and his Stonehenge captures the site's primeval magnificence.