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Jul 7, 2024

Seeing red over Llanfyllin bricks

Unlike most old churches in Wales, St Myllin's in Llanfyllin, Powys, was made of brick, in the early 18th century. One Victorian vicar loathed the look and had ivy planted to cover the walls, as you can see in an old photo when you scan the new HistoryPoints ...

QR codes by the churchyard entrance using your smartphone. You can also read about some of the people who gave money for the church's construction and to support paupers, as recorded on contemporary boards inside, and discover the story of a rector's daughter who married a former French prisoner of war against her father's wishes after he'd died. You can also see the information and photo by clicking here