Penmon Priory, Anglesey
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Panoramic photo by Hans ter Horst EXPERT Taken 09:39, 25/08/2010 - Views loading...

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Penmon Priory, Anglesey

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The monastery was founded in the 6th century by Saint Seiriol, but none of the original building survives because of Viking raids. The church and the tower were built in the 12th century. The Dovecot, seen to the east of the church peaking through the trees, was built in the 16th century.

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This panorama was taken in Wales

This is an overview of Wales

Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.

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