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Tal-Y-Bont (Bronze Bell Wreck)
Location  

Place Name : near Barmouth, Cardigan Bay, Wales

Lat / Long : 52 ° 46 ' 42 '' North - 4 ° 7' 30'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
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History
Sunk : Cause : Date Found : 1978
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Restrictions : An area within 300m radius of position 52 46.73' N., 04 07.53' W.. Chart affected: 1971. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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The wreck of an armed ship carrying massive blocks of marble, possibly dating to the late seventeenth century, was found by divers in the summer of 1978. The wreck is also known as the 'Bronze Bell Wreck' as a bell dated 1677 was found on the site.
ADU designation: February 9, 1979; 1979 No. 1; 1979/31; Amendment Order October 26, 1989; 1989/1766.
ADU licences: 1979 survey; 1980-7 excavation; 1988 survey; 1989 excavation; 1993 excavation, 1994 survey.

References :
Illsley, J. S., 1982, Admiral Lord Edward Russell and the building of St. Paul's Cathedral. MM 68.3: 305-315.
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