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Llanegryn rood screen

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Llanegryn rood screen
Llanegryn, Gwynedd, Wales
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The parish church of Llangryn, near Tywyn, boasts one of the finest medieval rood screens in Wales. The screen was built around 1520 and is said to have come here from Cymer Abbey after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

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