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Beaumaris Castle = Castell Biwmares, Gwynedd. by Taylor, A. J.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in Cardiff .
Written in English


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Summary in Welsh.

SeriesOfficial handbooks / Great Britain. Welsh Office, Official handbooks
ContributionsGreat Britain. Welsh Office.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13733107M

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