HistoryPoints News

Aug 31, 2015

Niches for knees

When you walk towards the impressively large church in Corwen, Denbighshire, look to your left to see gravestones with distinctive semicircular niches. Grieving relatives ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

would rest their knees there while praying for the departed. This feature is found in only a few churchyards, all in this area of Wales. For more about the church and its ancient artefacts - including an effigy carved in relief from the waist upwards - scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the lychgate as you enter the churchyard. Or click here