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Carved head, St Chad's, Holt

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Carved head, St Chad's, Holt
Wrexham - Holt, Clwyd, Wales
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St Chad's church in the village of Holt is a medieval gem, a church bursting with historical interest. Though it looks peaceful today, the church was the scene of a fierce battle during the Civil war, and the pockmarks made by musket balls can clearly be seen in the stonework of the west wall. Here, a fearsome carved head peers beneath the lip[ of the font.

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