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Cothi . It forms part of the extensive estate of Dolaucothi which is owned by the National Trust (National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty). thumb 150px Carreg Pumsaint (Image:SmythGogofau.jpg) The arms of Ireland are without supporters. However, historically, some depictions of the arms have been accompanied by various supporters. For example, during the late Tudor (Tudor dynasty) period, depictions of the arms appeared accompanied by a dragon and a lion, representing Wales and England. The Tudors were monarchs of England but of Welsh descent. In later centuries, following the union of the crowns of England (Kingdom of England) and Scotland (Kingdom of Scotland), depictions appeared accompanied by a lion and a unicorn, representing England and Scotland. Other depictions included two stags, representing Ireland, or a stag and a lion. However, none of these were ever a part of the blazon and should be interpreted in terms of artistic license. The narrow gauge railway at Hollycombe started in 1967 using equipment purchased from the Dinorwic slate quarry (Dinorwic Quarry) in north Wales. The quarry had recently abandoned its extensive internal rail system and Commander Baldock acquired the steam locomotive ''Jerry M'' along with a quantity of track and several wagons. Construction started in 1968 and reached the sandstone quarry by 1971. The line, which is WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru

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