SH9019 : St. Tydecho, Llanymawddwy

taken 10 years ago, near to Llanymawddwy, Gwynedd, Great Britain

St. Tydecho, Llanymawddwy
St. Tydecho, Llanymawddwy
The ancient church of St. Tydecho, Llanymawddwy.
St. Tydecho established the church at Llanymawddwy in 525. Three churches were consecrated St. Tydecho - Llanymawddwy, Mallwyd and Cemaes. He wrote the first Welsh-Latin dictionary. The area was also the home of Gwylliaid Cochion Mawddwy, the Red Raiders, a ferocious band of people who terrified the local population. They were said to be locals who had rebelled against the new laws in the 16th century. Many were hanged for their crimes.
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SH9019, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 July, 2007
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 903 190 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4625N 3:37.6013W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 903 190
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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