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Amendments to 'Two Snowdonia Rivers'

Page 53 Coade Stone. A very durable ceramic-like material that could be moulded into decorative blocks, statues etc.. Devised by Mrs Eleanor Coade in 1769 production was continued by her daughter aided by a talented mould maker, John Bacon. Manufacture ceased circa 1840.

Page 54 sine-qua-non

Page 124 Should be Col. Le Blanc NOT Le Clare

The bell having been recast & rehung, was rededicated in February 2010 in the presence

of the Colonel's great, great grandson

The inscription reads -

C&G Mears Founders London

The Gift of Lt Col Le Blanc as a thanks offering for the preservation of himself and familly in attempting to cross the estuary of Traethbek on the 14th August 1844

D Evans, A.B. Rector

I Foulkes )

L Thomas) Church Wardens

Traethbek should be Traethbach & I Foulkes should be J Foulkes, in the interest of historical accuracy these errors have been repeated in the recast bell

(Courtesy MrDavid Naylor, Church Warden, St Tanwg's, Harlech).