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InSpired Sunday!

I have started to notice that church steeples really do vary from area to area. Which is logical since they serve no real purpose and once one church added a steeple the nearby churches aspired to one too. Now the steeples in the Brecon Beacons I noted all tend to look like this one on St Edmund’s Church in Crickhowell, unless of course you know different.

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Now this church is apparently the only church outside of East Anglia dedicated to St Edmund. It was a lovely church but I was a bit surprised at the lack of a guide book, and on coming home lack of much on their website about this interesting church.

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I love the approach through the gate.

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Here is the church seen from across the river in Llangattock. The steeple really does present quite a landmark.

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The inside was  quite big for a little town.

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And there is the rather impressive tomb.

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There’s the church from the castle.

And here for good measure are two other places of worship in Crickhowell , which sadly weren’t open to the public

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in fact this one was padlocked and there were weeds on the footpath so I wondered if it was still in use

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and this one.

Joining with Inspired Sunday for some more great religious buildings




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