Probably the only church in Wales dedicated to this East Anglian royal saint, St Edmunds, Crickhowell was founded around 1300 by Lady Sybil Pauncefote (née Sybil de Turberville) who also rebuilt Crickhowell castle in stone.
Largely restored in the Victorian period, it still retains some medieval features.
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The remains of an effigy of Sir Grimbald Pauncefote (died 1287) lies in a recess in the chancel of St Edmund’s church, Crickhowell.
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A selection of gates previously posted in My New Shy: from near Crickhowell …
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The spire of St Edmund’s, Crickhowell, Powys, in all weathers, come rain or …
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A gallery brought to you today by the colour yellow
Crickhowell, Maenclochog, Haverfordwest and Clifton, Bristol
Rainbow, Glanusk Estate, Vale of Usk, Crickhowell, early 2016
A selection of previously posted pictures of cloudscapes and clouds including this Instagram-edited image of evening near Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire
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Looking up 5/6: glimpse of the Black Mountains in sunshine, Brecon Road, Crickhowell
Porth Mawr gatehouse flies the flag of St David, patron saint of Wales
Steps down in a Crickhowell garden …… and back up