WPW018780 WALES. Bodelwyddan Castle showing First World War practice trenches and bomb craters in the foreground, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Title [WPW018780] Bodelwyddan Castle showing First World War practice trenches and bomb craters in the foreground, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW018780
Date
Link Coflein Archive Item 6378135
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 299950, 374840
Longitude / Latitude -3.5000756793921, 53.260836372948
National Grid Reference SH1000748

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Old Ww1 practice trenches and bomb craters

Steve Thomas
Monday 17th of June 2013 01:33:04 AM
The layout of these practice trenches is similar to that of many trench systems seen at "The Front" in France and Belgium.

Lynda Tubbs
Tuesday 1st of April 2014 02:39:34 PM
Old Ww1 practice trenches and bomb craters

Steve Thomas
Monday 17th of June 2013 01:33:00 AM

Timjel
Tuesday 12th of February 2013 04:50:57 PM
Site of Ysbyty Glan Clwyd Hospital

Class31
Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:41:04 PM
Bodelwyddan Castle

Class31
Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:39:50 PM
Kinmel Park Camp

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Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:39:10 PM

Class31
Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:38:39 PM
St. Margaret's Church aka The Marble Church

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Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:38:13 PM

User Comment Contributions

Find out more about the development of these practice trenches and mock battlefield on the Bodelwyddan estate

http://www.bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk/PDF/First%20World%20War%20teaching%20pack.pdf

Lynda Tubbs
Tuesday 1st of April 2014 02:44:55 PM
Thankyou everyone for taking the time to help us identify this image,thanks to you it has now been confirmed as Bodelwyddan Castle and it's location will be updated on the site in due course.



Natasha Scullion,

Britain from Above Activity Officer

Natasha Scullion
Thursday 11th of April 2013 11:08:42 AM
View looking North over Bodelwyddan Castle towards St. Margaret's Church

Class31
Saturday 14th of July 2012 08:43:48 PM