Pistyll Rhaeadr and Wrexham steeple,
Snowdon’s mountain without its people,
Overton yew trees, St Winefride wells,
Llangollen bridge and Gresford bells.
So goes the rhyme that enumerates seven notable landmarks in Wales. It was written by an English visitor who came to North Wales and did not care to leave a name during the 18th or early 19th century. However, to ordinary 20th century people, what exactly are these seven wonders?
(Wait for my next entry and we shall explore the last four wonders of Wales… )