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Mar 13, 2024

Consecrated concrete in Amlwch

Visitors to Amlwch, Anglesey, are intrigued by the Catholic church whose concrete nave echoes the form of an upturned boat. Now there are HistoryPoints QR codes at the churchyard entrance so that anyone can discover ...

that the church was designed by an Italian engineer who moved to Conwy after marrying an Englishwoman in 1925. Giuseppe Rinvolucri designed several British churches. The one at Amlwch was built in the 1930s, after his first wife had died and before he was interned as an enemy alien in the Second World War. For more about the church's history and to see early photos of it, use your smartphone to scan the QR codes, or click here