|Wales Churches Gazetteer
A guide to historic churches and other religious sites in Wales, highlighting history and visitor information.
Historic Churches & Religious Sites in Wales - (A)
Browse this gazetteer of historic churches alphabetically (this section), or find information on medieval Cathedrals in Wales. You can also find information on historic sites in each region of Wales. As you can tell, most of the churches in this gazetteer start with 'L'! Of these the vast majority begin with the Welsh prefix 'Llan', a term which loosely translates as 'church' and was used to describe early Christian enclosures.
Photo credits - some photos are courtesy of Churches of Wales
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British History Quiz
This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border
His dyke replaced an earlier earthwork called Wat's Dyke, built by his predecesor, Aethelbald
He is generally regarded as the most powerful Saxon king before Alfred the Great
This Day in British History
05 March, 1133
Henry Plantagent, later Henry II, is born
Henry's mother is Matilda, daughter of Henry I, his father is Geoffrey, Count of Anjou