St Dyfnog's church is named after the 6th century saint who lived by a nearby waterfall. The historic highlight at Llanrhaeadr is a superb medieval stained glass 'Jesse Window', depicting the rather imaginative genealogical tree of Christ's ancestry growing from the chest of Jesse.
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The Countess Pillar- Eamont Bridge, Cumbria, England
A pillar erected by Lady Anne Clifford to mark the spot where, in 1616, she said goodby to her mother, Margaret, for the last time. The story deserves a bit more explanation than those bald facts. It seems that when Lady Anne's father, the 3rd Earl of Cumberland, died, all his estates went to his brother, Lady Anne's uncle. Lady Anne believed that she had the right to the estates, and launched a long legal … ... more