A One week holiday based on Caernarfon, North Wales - Saturday 22nd August 2009
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We travelled home along the A55 coast road as far as Chester and then travelled south past Chester to Wraxham. We wished to visit a national Trust property called Erddig. This large house had been in the same family for 200+ years but was in a very neglected state when acquired by National Trust in 1973. It had not been altered since about 1900 and had no electricity or mains water. Outbuildings contain a steam engine and boiler to operate belt driven machinery such as rotary log saw, lime mortar mill. There is also a later oil engine that can be coupled in.
Back of house facing garden Front of house facing carriage drive.
Work Horse being prepared Old Rover Old Austin 12/14