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Bradshaw’s Guide

Mostyn Quay

This place has become of considerable importance from the collieries in the neighbourhood, producing about 70,000 tons annually, and which are considered the most extensive works in all the coal fields of Flintshire, and extend from east to west about twenty miles.

About half a mile on the left is Mostyn Hall, at which is the window through which Henry VII. escaped from Richard III., and the family pedigree, 42 feet in length, traced from Adam, the mansion of the late Hon. E. M. L. Mostyn, one of the oldest families in North Wales.

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Places nearby

  • Cheshire : Chester

    Chester is a genuine Roman city, built four-square, within walls, which remain to this day.

  • Carnarvonshire : Conway

    The ancient town of Conway is within the wall that were erected at the same time as the castle. Although not a manufacturing town, it has always been a place of some importance.

  • Carnarvonshire : Llandudno

    This delightful place has now become one of great importance as a summer resort. It is situated 3½ miles from Conway, on a promontory between the Bays of Conway and Llandudno.