. boot dump .

sonja benskin mesher

location, crimea pass, blaenau ffestiniog.

[ contributions to this blog welcomed – sonja@sonja-benskin-mesher.com]

.. found information + jottings ..

then he told me of the bootdump,

the myths were true, soles of soldiers,

burned on the crimeapass.


” Boot dump. Information is currently being gathered about the boot dump at Blaenau Ffestiniog. Spoken history tells of a heap of boots (reputedly millions of boots) burning for years on the hillside outside of the town. The remains from the fire can still be seen today. The story is emerging of boots being brought to Blaenau Ffestiniog after the First World War and being sorted into those which could be repaired and those which couldn’t. The un-repairable boots were burnt.”


it is a raised bed.

nothings seems

to grow there




The Crimea Pass on the A470 is a mountain…

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