United Kingdom / Cardiff

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Empire Theatre. The first commercial venue in Wales to project for the Lumière Brothers

Queen Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Birt Acres made this the venue of the first public film screening in Wales

Cathay's Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Roald Dahl storyteller was born here when it was 'Villa Marie' 13.09.1916

Ty Gwyn, Fairwater Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Roald Dahl

Palace Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Jack Jones

The Public Library, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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"This boy became a Ruritanian king who gave his people dreams & songs to sing" Ivor Novello was born here 15th. Jan. 1893

Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Er cof am John Tripp 1927-1986 poet

Public Library, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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This Avenue Of Trees Was Planted On Behalf Of The 2nd Evacuation Unit Of The United States Army As A Token Of Gratitude For The Hospitality Extended To Them By The Parishioners Of Whitchurch During The Second World War 1939 – 1945.

The Philog, Whitchurch, Cardiff, United Kingdom

To The Memory of Captain R. F. Scott CVO DSO RN and his faithful companions Captain L. E. G. Oates, Lieut. H. R. Bowers RIM, Dr E. A. Wilson and Petty Officer Edgar Evans RN who sailed in the S. S. Terra Nova from the Port of Cardiff June 15th.1910, to locate the South Pole; and, in pursuit of that great and scientific task, laid down their lives in the Antarctic Regions. March 1912. "Britons All, And Very Gallant Gentlemen"

Roath Park Boating Lake, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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These gates were erected by public subscription to the memory of that great Welsh International rugby football player Gwyn Nicholls who represented Wales on 24 occasions 1896 - 1906

Westgate Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Eric L. Dutton MBE. MBE Presented by HM the Queen In honour of the dedication and professional enthusiasm shown to the City of Cardiff. Over fifty years of loyal voluntary service with the local authority. October 2012.

11, Queen Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

On This Site On July 22nd 1679 Father Phillip Evans and Father John Lloyd Were Executed For Exercising Their Priestly Duties. Declared Saints By Pope Paul VI On October 25th 1970.

Crwys Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Terry Nation, scriptwriter, creator of the Daleks, lived here 1930-1952

113 Fairwater Grove West, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Jack Petersen OBE TD 1911 - 1990. Cardiff born, First Welshman to win British & Empire Heavyweight Boxing Championships. Trained in this building. Ganed yng Nghaerdydd, y Cymro cyntaf i ennill Pencampwriaethau Boscio Pwysau Trwm Prydain a'r Ymerodraeth. Hyfforddwyd yn yr adeilad hwn.

6-7 St John Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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The Noble Army of Martyrs Praise Thee. Near This Spot Suffered For The Truth. March 30th 1555. Rawlins White a Fisherman of this town. We shall by God’s grace light such a candle in England, as shall never be put out. Erected by two Protestants of this town.

House of Fraser, Howells of Cardiff, 14 Mary St, Cardiff, United Kingdom

In 1885, three years after Samuel Arthur Brain & his uncle Joseph Benjamin Brain entered into their brewing partnership, they acquired the Cambrian Brewery soon followed by the surrounding land to extend the capacity of the Old Brewery. Originally built in 1830, the Cambrian Hotel was rebuilt in 1889. Named in honour of its historic brewing location & neighbouring 'brewery tap'. The Cambrian Tap celebrates top quality brewing & craft beer.

The Cambrian Tap - St Mary Street / Caroline Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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This tablet erected to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the West Dock, Cardiff by the most honourable John Crichton Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute & 7th Earl of Dumpries, K.T, in the year 1839, was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Alderman W.G. Howell. J.P.) on September 20th 1939.

The Pierhead Building - Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Site of the County Gaol Dic Penderyn (Richard Lewis) aged 23 was hanged on this site at 8.00 am on Friday 13th August 1831 for the alleged wounding of a soldier during the 1831 armed rebellion of the Merthyr trade unionists when 24 people died. When Dic Penderyn's body was taken to Aberavon the funeral cortege was over a mile long. The County Gaol stood on this site for over three hundred years and it was the scene of brutal punishment and religious and political martyrdoms. Was donated by the National Union of Mineworkers October 1980

Paddy Power - Market Buildings - St Mary's Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Site of Wood Street Congregational Church On this site stood the Wood Street Congregational Church founded in 1868 by the Rev. William Watkiss (1827-1892) in a short-lived Temperance Hall which has become a music hall and circus. During his ministry and that of his successor, the Rev. W. Spurgeon it was extended to become the largest Congregational church building in Great Britain seating 3000. The final service was held in November 1971. The building was demolished in 1973 together with the adjacent offices of the Cardiff and District Congregational Board. Southgate House was completed in 1979.

South Gate House, Wood Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Golate Known variously as Porth Llongau, Shipsgate, Frog Lane, Golygate, Gulleygate, local tradition links the name with those days when late arrivals caught the outward bound ships from further up river. Piracy was rife in the 16c & Cardiff grew rich on their traffic. 1576 John Callice of Cardiff brought in a Spanish Galleon ... the booty sold to gentry and citizens. Arms smuggling to Spain was not unknown in 16c & Barbary pirates raiding the coasts, capturing Cardiff ships, bringing poverty to the town in the 17c. Bacons solids the contract guns of Anthony Bacon of Cyfarthfa were shipped to America during the 1775-83 War of Independence from Cannon Wharf below Golate

Golate Y Gwter, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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The Town Hall 1853-1905 The New Town Hall was erected by public subscription to the design of Horace Jones, architect to the Corporation of the City of London. The builder was W.P. James. The foundation stone was laid by Mr Walter Coffin in 1849. Remains of old walls, large buildings & a circular well stairway were unearthed as the foundations were dug out. Described in 1853 as a very handsome building, the new Town Hall included the Assizes and County Courts, the Post Office, Police Station and Fire Brigade & remained the administrative centre of the borough until the opening of the City Hall in Cathays Park in 1905

Hodge House - Guildhall Place, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Central Post Office

St Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

This plaque celebrates the completion by Cardiff Council of the creation of a pedestrian friendly environment in High Street and St Mary Street and recognises the efforts of those who physically carried out the works. High Street and St Mary Street saw substandial change between 1600 and 1800 and were the main streets connected by Quay Street and The Golate to the river with ships coming in from all over the world. In 1850 the river Taff was straightened to facilitate the cosntruction of the General Railway station and the docks area of Cardiff was developed. For over five hundred years these streets have been the main north / south transport route through the city and have now been handed over to the people of Cardiff and visitors to the city for their use and enjoyment.

Mae'r plac yn dathlu cwblhau gan Gyngor Caerdydd yr amgylchedd cyfeillgar i gerddwyr yn Heol Fawr a Heol Eglwys Fair creu ac yn cydnabod ymdrechion y rhai a wnaeth gorfforol y gwaith. Gwelodd Heol Fawr a Heol Eglwys Fair newid substandial rhwng 1600 a 1800 ac roedd y prif strydoedd cysylltu gan Stryd y Cei a The Golate at yr afon gyda llongau yn dod i mewn o bob cwr o'r byd. Yn 1850 afon Taf ei sythu i hwyluso cosntruction yr orsaf Rheilffordd Cyffredinol a'r ardal y dociau yng Nghaerdydd ei datblygu. Am dros bum can mlynedd strydoedd hyn wedi bod y prif lwybr trafnidiaeth rhwng y de i'r gogledd / drwy'r ddinas ac yn awr wedi cael eu trosglwyddo i'r bobl Caerdydd ac ymwelwyr â'r ddinas am eu defnydd a mwynhad.

St Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Captain R. F. Scott 1868-1912 Antarctic Explorer. Here on 13th June 1910 Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO RN and the men of his British Antarctic Exhibition 1910-13 attended their last public banquet before departing on 15th June 1910 from Cardiff aboard the ‘Terra Nova’ beginning their journey to the South Pole. The Captain Scott Room is preserved in their memory.

88, St Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Cardiff Castle presented to the City of Cardiff by the Fifth Marquess of Bute Cardiff Castle's history began with the first Roman fortress built in the 1st C,. The Norman conquest in the 11th C, brought impressive fortifications. In the 19th C, the apartments were extended for the 3rd Marquess of Bute by architect W.M. Burges and contain unique and spectacularly decorated interiors. The castle is open 362 days a year providing guided tours, medieval banquets, military museums, gift shops and function rooms available for hire

Cyflwynodd Gastell Caerdydd i Ddinas Caerdydd gan Bumed Ardalydd Bute hanes Castell Caerdydd yn dechrau gyda'r gaer Rufeinig cyntaf a adeiladwyd yn y C 1af,. Y goncwest Normanaidd yn y C 11eg, daeth amddiffynfeydd trawiadol. Yn y C 19eg, y fflatiau eu hymestyn ar gyfer 3ydd Ardalydd Bute gan WM pensaer Burges ac yn cynnwys tu unigryw ac wedi'u haddurno'n drawiadol. Mae'r castell ar agor 362 diwrnod y flwyddyn gan ddarparu teithiau tywys, gwleddoedd canoloesol, amgueddfeydd milwrol, siopau anrhegion a ystafelloedd digwyddiadau ar gael i'w llogi

Cardiff Castle - Duke Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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National Museum of Wales Courtyard Galleries opened 15 October 1993 by Her Majesty the Queen

Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru Orielau cwrt Agorwyd Hydref 15, 1993 gan Ei Mawrhydi y Frenhines

National Museum Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Queens Arcade Arcêd y Frenhines

Queens Chambers - Queen Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Commemorating the visit of Her Majesty the Queen in June 2007 to mark the centenary of National Museum of Wales

Goffáu ymweliad Ei Mawrhydi y Frenhines ym mis Mehefin 2007 i nodi canmlwyddiant Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru

National Museum Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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In the paved area of Queen Street the pattern of the East Gate of the town of Cardiff and the original middle street shops and houses removed in the mid 19th century has been shown in black paving. The lane on the south side was known as running camp or King Street and that on the north as Smith Street.

Queen Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Site of the East Gate Part of the Norman defences of the town, through this gate came all who travelled the ancient road between Gloucester and Swansea. Known as Porth Crockerton, from the district of Crockherbtown, possibly named for the fine vegetable gardens of the 13th century house of the Greyfriars, close by. The town hospice stood outside this gate. Restord after the Welsh uprising of 1404 the fortified triple arched stone gateway, with sentry and slope houses, was demolished in 1781 to improve the toll road. In the 18th century with the building of the Glamorganshire Canal, Crockherbtown Lock stood by the site of the old gate. At the turn of the century this place was still known as "The Pillars"

Queen Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cartref home of Idloes Owen 1894-1954 Prif sylfaenydd ac arweinydd Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru. Principal founder and first conductor of the Welsh National Opera

40 Station Road, Llandaff North, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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The Clock Tower The dramatic clock above celebrates the life and achievements of local aeronautical pioneer Captain Ernest Willows (1886-1926) Captain Willows became the first man to cross the Bristol Channel in a powered aircraft, when he flew his airship from from Cardiff to London in 1910. The clock's two faces incorporate kinetic elements, which illustrate key themes and events from Captain Willows' life.

, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Electronic Breathalyser developed on this site in 1974 by Dr Thomas Parry Jones OBE (1935 - 2013). Welsh scientist, inventor and entrepreneur who co-founded Lion Laboratories Ltd here in 1967.

Moira Terrace, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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David Morgan (1833-1919). Opened the shop at 5pm Friday Oct 31, 1879. David Morgan wrote these words in his cash book to mark the opening of his small draper’s shop on the corner of The Hayes and Barry Lane in October 1879. The Business grew into the well-known department store, David Morgan Limited. The son of a Breconshire tenant farmer, David Morgan had previously been a successful draper in Pontlottyn. The existing façade of the store to The Hayes was completed in David Morgan’s lifetime; he also built the Morgan Arcade, linking The Hayes with St Mary Street. The business continued to be managed by David Morgan’s descendants until it closed at 5 pm on Saturday 29 January 2005.

Barry Lane, The Hayes, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Ar Y Llecyn Hwn Gorffennaf 22 1679 Dienyddiwyd Phillip Evans A John Lloyd Am Eu Bod Yn Offeiriaid Cyhoeddwyd Hwy Yn Saint A Merthyron Gan Y Pab Paul VI Hydref 25 1970.

Crwys Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

John Ormond Poet 1923-1990

15 Conway Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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In respectful memory of Jock Stein who sadly left football forever whilst managing Scotland at Ninian Park on 10th September 1985.

Sloper Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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The writer Glyn Jones 1905-95 lived here

158 Manor Way, Whitchurch, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Milltir Butetown - cyflawnwyd mewn llai na phedair munud. The Butetown Mile - achieved in less than 4 minutes.

Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, United Kingdom

In the difficult days following the war 1939-45 Abel Magneron 1890-1954 here achieved a gastronomic standard which contributed to the further glory of the Entente Cordiale.

11/12 Stuart Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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In memory of Simon Insole, 1963-2012, a highly respected & valued police officer who demonstrated an open & friendly nature. Colleagues listened to him, fans respected him.

Sloper Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Ianto Jones 1983-2009 Torchwood 3 gave his life in defence of the children of this planet. The management of Mermaid Quay salutes you

Mermaid Quay, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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James Utting 1949-2009. An architect, inspiration to many

The Hayes, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Roald Dahls Plass This plaque was unveiled 13 July 2002 by The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of Cardiff Councillor Russell Goodway in the presence of His Excellency Tarald Brautaset, Norwegian Ambassador to Britain and Mrs Felicity Dahl to commemorate the renaming of the Oval Basin and to celebrate the life and works of Roald Dahl (1916-1990) who was born in Cardiff and christened at the Norwegian Church. Dadorchuddiwyd y plac hwn 13 Gorffennaf 2002 gan Y Gwir Anrhydeddus Arglwydd Faer Caerdydd Y Cynghorydd Russell Goodway ym mhresenoldeb Ei Ardderchowgrwydd Tarald Brautaset, Llysgennad Norwy i Brydain a Mrs Felicity Dahl i ddathlu ailenwi'r Basn Hirgrwn ac i ddathlu bywyd a gwaith Roald Dahl (1916-1990) a aned yng Nghaerdydd ac a fedyddiwyd yn yr Eglwys Norwyaidd

Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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FRED KEENOR 1894 – 1972. Fred Keenor was a former Stacey Primary School pupil who became a professional footballer in 1912. He played over 500 games for Cardiff City between 1913 and 1931 and also won 32 caps for Wales. Fred was captain of the Bluebirds in April 1927 when they famously became the first team to take the FA Cup out of England after beating Arsenal 1-0 in the final at Wembley Stadium. Fred’s success on the football field shows what the children of this school can achieve with hard work and dedication. Gorau Chrarae Cyd Chwarae. This plaque was presented to Stacey Primary School by the Cardiff City Supporters Trust.

Stacey Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Roald Dahl Author Awdur Born 1916 Llandaff Ganwyd 1916 Llandaf Died 1990 Bu farw 1990 Site of 'Mrs Pratchett's' sweetshop during his time at Cathedral School as recalled in his autobiography 'Boy'. Safle siop losin 'Mrs Pratchett' yn ystod ei gyfod yn Ysgol y Gadeirlan yn ôl ei hunangofiant

11 High Street, Llandaff, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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In memory of those who died during the Blitz 2nd January 1941 at Hollymans Bakery

69 Corporation Road, Grangetown, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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