captain's walk


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A flat roof deck or raised observation platform sometimes having a view of the sea, situated on the roof of a house and enclosed by a balustrade or railing; the horizontal roof surface is usually formed by truncating the top of a hipped roof; also called a captain’s walk.
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Because there was no signage to signify the Captain's Walk, a plaque and fixing was also ordered.
The festival will run in five venues across the town: Theatr Brycheiniog, the Big Tent on Captain's Walk, the newly-accessed Market Hall, the Castle Hotel and Brecon Cathedral, where Wales' first "Cathedral Camp" for international youngsters is taking place and where there will be a special Jazz Service on Sunday.