Abergavenny, From The Blorenge c.1960
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Memories of Abergavenny, from the Blorenge c1960

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This picture reminds me of a photo my father took from the top of the Blorenge when we climbed it in August 1949. To start, we had to take the railway (closed in the 50's) to Gilwern or Govilon (I can't remember which!) and then begin our climb from there.  When they reached the top, my father and brother built a cairn from the stones lying around  - I wonder whether it's still there? I have a photo of ...see more