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Did you know that Rudolf Hess was kept in the towns asylum after flying to Scotland to try to negotiate a peace deal? During his later incarceration in Spandau Prison the one-time Deputy Fuhrer, only allowed 30 or 60 minutes of visiting time a month, must have looked back with longing at his weekly walks in the Welsh countryside while at Abergavenny.

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