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  Hay-on-Wye is an attractive little market town located on the border between Wales and England where three old counties meet. This border country has experienced a turbulent past, with many battles for control of the Marcher lordships.
Choose from the menu below to view aspects of the local history of Hay and the Wye valley
Hay past & present
Hay Castle, c1100
Hay Tramway, 1816
St John's Chapel
Pictures of Hay
Harsh punishent, 1756
School life
Quakers in Hay, 1764
Hay Fire Brigade
Maesllwch Castle
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