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Abercraf (Abercrave) is a village within the historic boundaries of Brecknockshire in the modern county of Powys, Wales.
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An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament.
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Adelina Patti (10 February 184327 September 1919) was a highly acclaimed 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America.
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Back-to-back houses are a form of terraced house in which two houses share a rear wall (or in which the rear wall of a house directly abuts a factory or other building).
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A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, generally iron, but also others such as lead or copper.
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Boston is a town and small port in Lincolnshire, on the east coast of England.
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Brecknockshire (Sir Frycheiniog), also known as the County of Brecknock, Breconshire, or the County of Brecon is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, and a former administrative county.
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Brecon (Aberhonddu), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population of 7,901.
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The Brecon Forest Tramroad is an early nineteenth century tramroad, or rather a network of connecting tramroads or waggonways, which stretched across the hills of Fforest Fawr in the historic county of Brecknockshire (modern administrative county of Powys) in south Wales, UK.
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A brickworks also known as a brick factory, is a factory for the manufacturing of bricks, from clay or shale.
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British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
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Briton Ferry (Llansawel) is a town and community in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales.
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Calcium oxide (CaO), commonly known as quicklime or burnt lime, is a widely used chemical compound.
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Carreg Cadno ('rock of the fox' in English) is a hill five miles northeast of Abercraf in the county of Powys, south Wales.
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A cave or cavern is a hollow place in the ground, especially a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter.
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Caving — also traditionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland — is the recreational pastime of exploring wild (generally non-commercial) cave systems.
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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is a former coal mine, now operating as a museum.
Clydach is a village and community in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, falling within Clydach ward and the Llangyfelach Parish.
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Craig-y-Nos Castle (English: Rock of the Night), is a Victorian-Gothic country house in Wales.
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Crynant (or Y Creunant) is a village in the Dulais Valley in Wales.
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A dock (from Dutch dok) is either the area of water between or next to a human-made structure or group of structures involved in the handling of boats or ships, usually on or close to a shore, or the structures themselves.
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A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.
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Fforest Fawr is the name given to an extensive upland area in the county of Powys, Wales.
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A fire brick, firebrick, or refractory brick is a block of refractory ceramic material used in lining furnaces, kilns, fireboxes, and fireplaces.
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South Wales is an area with many features of outstanding interest to geologists, who have for long used the area for University field trips.
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The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.
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A hamlet is a type of settlement.
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The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
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Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.
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An ironworks or iron works is a building or site where iron is smelted and where heavy iron and/or steel products are made.
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
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John Christie (1774–1858), was an early industrialist born in Scotland.
A lime kiln is used to produce quicklime through the calcination of limestone (calcium carbonate).
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Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).
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Llanwern is an electoral ward and community in the eastern urban-rural fringe of the City of Newport, South East Wales.
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A narrow-gauge railway (or narrow-gauge railroad) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the of standard gauge railways.
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Some statutory nature reserves are designated by national bodies in the United Kingdom, and are known as national nature reserves.
Neath (Castell-nedd) is a town and community situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot, Wales with a population of 19,258 in 2011.
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The Neath and Brecon Railway linked the Vale of Neath Railway at Neath with the Brecon and Merthyr Railway at Brecon and also via a connection from Colbren Junction, it linked to the Swansea Vale Railway at Ynysygeinon Junction (sometimes spelt Ynisygeinon).
Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (Welsh for Cave of the Black Spring; also known as OFD) is a cave under a hillside in the area surrounding Penwyllt in the Upper Swansea Valley in South Wales.
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Onllwyn is a small village in Neath Port Talbot, Wales, near Seven Sisters.
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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.
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Port Talbot is a town in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales.
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Powys (or; Welsh) is a principal area, local-government county and preserved county in Mid Wales.
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A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
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A railroad car or railcar (American and Canadian English), railway wagon or railway carriage (UK and IUR), is a vehicle used for the carrying of cargo or passengers on a rail transport system (a railroad/railway).
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Sennybridge (Pont Senni) is a village in Powys, mid Wales, situated some from Cardiff and from Swansea.
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South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and mid Wales and west Wales to the north and west.
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The South Wales Railway was a broad gauge railway that linked the Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway with Neyland in Wales.
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The Swansea Canal (Welsh: Camlas Abertawe) was a canal constructed by the Swansea Canal Navigation Company between 1794 and 1798, running for from Swansea to Hen Neuadd, Abercraf in South Wales.
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The Swansea Vale Railway (SVR) was a railway line connecting the port of Swansea in South Wales to industries and coalfields in the Swansea Valley and the Brynamman district on the borders of Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire.
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The Swansea Valley (Cwm Tawe), one of the South Wales Valleys, is the name often given to the valley of the River Tawe area in Southern Wales, UK.
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A terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) is a term in architecture and city planning referring to a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.
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A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.
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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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Ystradgynlais is a town on the River Tawe in southwest Powys.
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