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Something superstitious

In Director's Blog, Latest by Rachel Morley

Hagstones are stones that have naturally occurring holes through the centre. They have been used in magic and medicine across the world for centuries. But why do they feature so heavily on the dark, north side of a little Wiltshire church?

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A rare opportunity

In Latest by Friends News

A rare opportunity to view Ann Walker’s memorial which has been locked within Lightcliffe tower since 1974. Come along for this one day only event as part of the Heritage Open Days festival!

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David Lloyd George and Llanfrothen

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We continue our monthly series of blogs on intriguing people connected with our churches with a curious tale from Llanfrothen – involving a future Prime Minister allegedly breaking into the …

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Sir John Owen: Welsh Musketeer

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There is a touch of Alexandre Dumas’ D’Artagnan about Sir John Owen.  He was born at Clenennau in 1600, into one of the most important estates in Caernarfonshire, into wealth …

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Llangwm Uchaf: Walter Cradock

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Walter Cradock was born around 1610 at Trevela in Monmouthshire.  A moderate and peace-loving divine; he would come to prominence in the religious, social and political turmoil of the English …