Historic Churches - Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons

Mid Wales is blessed with an extyremely large number of fascinating historic churches, many of them originating before AD 1000 and quite a few closely linked to early Welsh saints.










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Bear Crickhowell

Bear Crickhowell
Crickhowell, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in Crickhowell in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, The Bear is famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character and good food. With old world charm and modern amenities, The Bear is an … more >>

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The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



23 May, 1208

Pope Innocent III places England under interdict (no church services)

King John strikes back by seizing all church property, though loyal clergy were allowed to buy their property back

This king of England died in exile in France in 1701





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Bank House, Newcastle Emlyn

Bank House

This quaint village cottage is set in the small hamlet of Capel Iwan, near Newcastle Emlyn, and can sleep three people in two bedrooms.
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The Hay Suite, Clarach

The Hay Suite

Open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen. First floor: Spacious double bedroom with TV panoramic countryside views and ensuite bathroom/WC with shower over spa bath.
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