By Dic Mortimer

From its start as a payment on the lowest crossing aspect of the River Taff, through sessions a Roman garrison, Anglo-Norman fort, feudal lordship, booming coal port and post-industrial invalid, via to today’s convinced capital of a fledgling Welsh democracy, Cardiff has collected layer upon layer of interesting historical past. during this absolutely illustrated A-Z travel, writer Dic Mortimer uncovers the fascinating, the striking, the missed and the quirky hidden slightly below the skin of the city’s highways and byways.

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