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Saint Mary's Church, Betws-y-Coed

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St Mary's Church, Betws-y-Coed, is in the village of Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Wales. It is an active Anglican parish church of the Church in Wales, in the deanery of Arllechwedd, the archdeaconry of Bangor and the diocese of Bangor. The church is designated by Cadw as a Grade II* listed building.HistoryThe church was built between 1870 and 1873 to accommodate the increasing numbers of summer visitors to the area. It was designed by the Lancaster partnership of Paley and Austin, the commission being gained as a result of a competition won by Hubert Austin. The principal benefactor was the Liverpool businessman Charles Kurtz. The church was consecrated in July 1873, and provided seating for 150 people. It replaced a medieval church dedicated to Saint Michael, and cost £5,000. The tower was completed in 1907.
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  • Hubby and I were pleased to see the doors open welcoming us into this huge church. There are several artistic stained glass windows to admire, as well as the carved stonework and the beautiful timber ...  more »
  • There is no doubt that with its fine stone and slate construction set against the attractive wooded hills behind, this is a striking looking church. Although the design is Transitional Norman, the bui...  more »
  • We enjoyed a very pleasant evening here listening to a concert by a Welsh male voice choir. The church itself is beautiful and this made a lovely change for someone who's musical taste runs more to bl...  more »