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Church Service/Event, Sat 26 Aug 2017, free entry

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The Parish Church of St. Llwchaiarn will be open to visitors on Saturday 26th August between 2.00pm and 4.00pm

St Llwchaiarn established his cell on the site of this church in the 7th century AD. The present Georgian brick building dates from 1815 and stands in a pretty setting among the new houses at Llanllwchaiarn. The church’s historic features include a medieval font, some important stained glass windows, and the magnificent rood screen carvings which came from St David’s, and before that St Mary’s Church, Newtown, and which have been installed in Llanllwchaiarn’s organ loft. Also on display this afternoon will be the historic Welsh Bible (1602) which is believe to belong to St Mary’s.

The church lies in Llanllwchaiarn about a mile along the road from Newtown to Aberbechan. It can also be reached via the Canal footpath.

Cash PointDisabled toiletsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 26 Aug 2017 14:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

Address

Powys,
SY16 2BB

Directions

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Map reference: SO 108916  Lat: 52.51512 Long: -3.31512

BY TRAIN: Newtown railway station is a 10 minute walk from the town centre. There is parking at the station and taxis are available in the town centre

BY BUS: Newtown bus station is located in the town centre off Back Lane (opposite Argos) with services from/to Shrewsbury, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Birmingham and London.

BY CAR: A458 from Shrewsbury to Welshpool; then A483.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newtown station

Facilities

  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
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