Oswestry History Index - S

Sweeney Hall
A short history of Sweeney Hall (now a Hotel) can be found here - Website
Sweeney Hall in 1906

Shropshire Union Canal
A brief history and interactive map can be found via the Shropshire Union Canal Society Website.

This Jim Shead website traces the Canal's early development and lists the people and companies involved.

St. Oswald's - Oswestry Parish Church
St Oswalds old postcards

St Oswald's website includes a History, an Architectural Tour and a page about the Church Bells

Old St. Oswald's Postcards

Sycharth Castle
A motte and bailey earthwork close to the village of Llangedwyn. Although the first timber castle may have been built before 1100 the site is best known as the impressive home of Owain Glyndŵr built in 1393 and burnt to the ground in 1403 by Prince Henry (later Henry V).

Sycharth & Glyndŵr Links:-
Position of Sycharth - StreetMapUK
CasleWales - Sycharth Castle (English)
CasleWales - Castell Sycharth (A different version for Welsh readers)
Wikipedia - Owain Glyndŵr
George Borrow's Wild Wales Ch.66
OBHAG 2006 visit to Sycharth

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