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Old 30th Sep 2007, 15:31
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Tredegar House and a Vulcan Bomber

The wife and I have just returned from a camping trip in Tredegar Park, Newport in South Wales what a delightful place for all you fellow campers.

While we were there we took advantage of having a guided tour around Tredegar House which is a lovely seventeenth century mansion house.

The tour guide was an amazing chap who was a font of knowledge on the history of the house and had some incredible tales to tell as we wandered from room to room.

The most intriguing though was about a Vulcan Bomber flying low over the house. Apparently the pilot opened up all four and put the aircraft on its tail right above the house. This caused damage to the ceiling of one of the original rooms, almost causing it to collapse. The MOD very quickly paid compensation which allowed the ceiling to be restored to its original historic beauty.

The guide was not certain but he believed that the alleged incident occurred in the mid to late seventies.

Does anybody recall this incident happening??
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