Church Island

We had a picnic lunch down on the Belgian Promenade overlooking St. Tysilio and, in the distance down the Straits, the long distance lorries crossing Britannia Bridge.   The church is charming, small, dating mostly from the thirteenth century:-

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It is approached through a churchyard with a handsome and presumably elderly yew tree:-

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There are good and varied examples of slate gravestones:-

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The church itself has a fine wooden door surround:-

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A marker of its identity:-

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And the tomb of Grphith Robyns who died aged 2 and a half:-

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In the distance what remains of Robert Stephenson’s great Britannia Bridge shimmers:-

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