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    Mansion Footprint Mystery Solved

    The History Group volunteer researchers solve the mystery of how big Sir William Paxton’s Mansion actually was

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    Middleton Hall and Hay Castle – the Gwyn connection

    This spring I went, along with the Regency Restoration Project archive and history group from the National Botanic Garden of Wales, to Hay for a tour of the castle by Mari Fforde who is employed by the Hay Castle Trust on the new Heritage Lottery funded project to restore this interesting and historic building. The […]

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    New Young Archaeologists’ Club

    I am the leader of YAC at the Garden and I wanted to it to be free for everyone so I raised money by walking the whole 100 miles of The Beacons Way.   I studied Archaeology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and have worked at the Dyfed Archaeological Trust since 2014. Setting up YAC […]

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    Keyhole garden links Wales with Cameroon

    Day course at the Garden leads to keyhole garden project in Cameroon

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    The “Cold Blow Inn” mystery

    Sir William Paxton and Cold Blow, Pembrokeshire in the early 19th century

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    The Chester Connection – part 2

    The second part of the Chester connection, looking at Henry Middleton’s aunts.

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