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Sep 22, 2018

Brecon's monument to language change

Nonconformists in Brecon worshipped in Welsh until the advent of railways and National Schools brought new demand for services in English. In response, the Presbyterian Church at The Watton was built, featuring a prominent ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

spire. Several members of its congregation died in the First World War, including the hero of a 1906 fire at Brecon's Oddfellows' Hall. For more about the church and its roll of honour for men who served in what was then known as the "European War", use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the legs of the name board in front of the church. Or click here