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The Swansea Devil


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MarWilBee
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Hi, I'm new here, and was wondering if anyone knows anything about the swansea devil?

All I know is from wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swansea_Devil

I have tried searching through online newspaper archives and apart from lots of adverts asking for donations toward the cost of building the church I have not been able to find out anything about the church or its iconoclast.

Mauro
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Re: The Swansea Devil

Having lived in Swansea for a bit I cannot hold back:

here's a bit of story and some vintage pictures:

www.aardvarkcymru.co.uk/oldnick.htm

here's another page with pictures of the present location:

www.welcometogower.co.uk/2007/08/old-nick-swansea-devil.html

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