Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

Photo-a-day 190/365 Llandrillo Church

Llandrillo Church
Originally uploaded by Helen in Wales

The photo is of the church of Llandrillo in Rhos on Sea (Llandrillo yn Rhos).

Situated on the top of a hill, it's an old church. One famous person who is buried in the graveyard is Harold Lowe, hero of the Titanic.

According to Wikipedia, Rhos-on-Sea's greatest claim to fame is that, according to legend, Madog ap Owain Gwynedd, a Welsh prince of Gwynedd, sailed from here in 1170 and discovered America, over three hundred years before Christopher Columbus's famous voyage in 1492. This event is apparently recorded by a plaque on one of the properties on the sea-front, but I didn't notice it.
Tags: 365 photo project, photography

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