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Churches and Chapels in North Wales.
Penmon Priory, St Seiriol's Church and the Dovecote.
There are over 100 Churches on Anglesey in North Wales, if one counts the reduntant
Churches. Historically, a Church may have been made 'redundant'
for one of several reasons, for example the centre of the community
moved (Telford's new road across Anglesey resulted in this in
some communities), or because they were such in need of repair
that it was deigned neccessary, or made more sense to build a
Anglesey's Churches - and Chapels - share a long and sometimes bloody history,
being looted by Vikings or the Irish was commonplace in the Dark
The origin of some of Anglesey's Churches goes back to the fifth century, although
the existing building at the earliest might date back to the
Not only have I taken photos of the churches themselves, I have - where
possible - taken photos of the insides of our churches. In addition there are
images of the interesting graves and tombstones, some uniquely Welsh in their
materials and design, and all displayed in high resolution.
Our Churches are sometimes beautiful, not because of their architectural
grandeur, but because of their simplicity. I have photographed every Church,
and many of the Chapels, and whilst it will take me some time to launch them
all on this website, I will do it in time.
Choose from the list of Anglesey place or church names below to go to
the relevant page on another of my websites, which has the most complete list
of Anglesey Churches on the internet, and all in high resolution photographs:-
Llanfachraeth>>Llanfaelog>>Llanfaes>>Llanfaethlu>>Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf
Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll>>Llanfairynghornwy>>Llanfair yn Neubwll>>Llanfair yn y Cwmwd
Llanfechell>>Llanfeirian>>Llanffinan>>Llanfflewin>>Llanfihangel Din Silwy>>
Llanfihangel Trer Beirdd>>Llanfihangel yn Nhowyn (RAF Valley)>>Llanfihangel Ysceifiog
Llangristiolus>>Llangwyfan (St Mary's)>>Llangwyfans in the Sea>>Llangwyllog>>Llanidan
Llantrisant (new)>>Llantrisant (old)>>Llanwenllwyfo (new)>>Llanwenllwyfo (old)
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