SO2568 : Pilleth Church

taken 1 year ago, near to Pilleth, Powys, Great Britain

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Pilleth Church
Pilleth Church
The Church of Our Lady of Pilleth occupies a peaceful hillside location above the Lugg Valley. Things have not always been so quiet, however. In 1402 a bloody battle was fought here between the forces of Owen Glendower and an army led by Sir Edmund Mortimer. As part of this conflict the church was damaged by fire and had to be rebuilt. The new church, apart from the tower, was itself gutted by fire in 1894 and remained as a burnt out shell until 1905 when work started to restore it.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2562 6823 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.4276N 3:5.5408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2563 6822
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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