Created 25-Aug-11
Modified 9-May-13
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The Menai Straits is a dangerous tidal channel, once a valley, that separates Anglesey with mainland Wales. It was an important crossing place for both road and rail with pioneering engineering at Telford's suspension bridge and Stephenson Britannia Bridge.

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Keywords:anglesey, churches, engineering, industrial archaeology, industrial history, menai, railways, rivers, roads, stephenson, suspension bridges, thomas telford, wales

HRS 437 Menai suspension bridge 2003

HRS 437 Menai suspension bridge 2003

HRS 436 Menai Suspension Bridge

HRS 436 Menai Suspension Bridge

HRS 438 Menai Suspension bridge

HRS 438 Menai Suspension bridge

HRS 497 Anglesey, Chapel on the Island interior east stained glass

HRS 497 Anglesey, Chapel on the Island interior east stained glass

HRS 496 Anglesey, Chapel on the Island from North West

HRS 496 Anglesey, Chapel on the Island from North West

HRS 498 Britannia bridge and canoes

HRS 498 Britannia bridge and canoes

HRS 499 Telford bridge and boathouse

HRS 499 Telford bridge and boathouse

HRS 5166 Menai Suspension Bridge from Anglesey 1980s

HRS 5166 Menai Suspension Bridge from Anglesey 1980s

HRS 6146 Menai Straits looking to Anglesey 2004

HRS 6146 Menai Straits looking to Anglesey 2004

HRS 6465 Menai Suspension bridge 2005

HRS 6465 Menai Suspension bridge 2005