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    Welshpool Series, Part 3: Broad Street & High Street

    ‘The Cross’ Welshpool The old bakery on the corner of Broad Street has the most beautiful mirrored panels in the window. One represents coffee, another tea. I absolutely love them, and if I could I would have included many more pictures of them. Moving on… Welshpool Town Hall Welshpool Town Hall The ‘fresh faced’ (after it’s recent restoration work) Town…

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    Welshpool Series, Part 2: Church Street and Severn Street

    I’m delighted that this ‘Welshpool Series’ has been received so well, as I really enjoyed doing it and now may do even more! Once you start looking, you can’t help but notice more and more interesting things, and now I can’t seem to stop. It was lovely to receive so many comments, thank you! To better view the photos, click…

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    Welshpool Series Part 1: Berriew Street

    After taking on board a project like this, you develop a real appreciation of the ‘built heritage’ around you. I generally walk everywhere, which makes it easier to notice old buildings and their small details. As I walk I always try and look up at the buildings I pass. I notice all sorts of things now, which before we took…

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    A Snowy Christ Church

    A snowy Christ Church. This photograph was taken yesterday, but it looks like it could have been taken 100 years ago, with the absence of any colour. Image of the Week #18

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    Nativity Plays

    As this is the Nativity Play season, I thought I’d share this photograph, which was kindly given to us recently by Mr Mike Boote. It was taken here in Christ Church around 1950. I just love the costumes! And it’s nice to see the Apse end in the background. From Left to Right: Back: Geoff Lloyd, Roy Jones, Norma Gittins,…

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    Powis Castle garden party

    We were given the opportunity to have a stand at Powis Castle garden party to celebrate the Royal Wedding. It was a lovely day organised by The National Trust and Welshpool Town Council. We displayed information and photos on the historic connection between Powis Castle and Christ Church, as well as the explaining all the work we’ve done here. We…

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    A Brief History.

    The 5th November 1839 was a day of processions and much festivity in Welshpool due to the Foundation Stone of Christ Church being laid by Edward James Herbert, Viscount Clive (the future 3rd Earl of Powis) to commemorate his coming of age. The site and land for the churchyard was given by the Powis family. Christ Church stands on Maes…