This will be the first church that many people visit when exploring the beautiful and aptly named Golden Valley.
This church was built in 1154AD to extend an old Saxon church and is central to the village of Abbots Langley.
St Elvan Aberdare is a church of contrasts with white washed walls in the nave, beautifully painted floral ceilings in Arts & Crafts style fill the side chapels and 16 stained glass windows.
The Cathedral is a fine example of a fortified kirk, with twin towers built in the fashion of 14th century tower houses and now with spires added in the 15th century.
Built 1886-90 by Nicholson of Hereford on land given by WE Powell of Nanteos, it replaced a church of 1833 by Edward Haycock of Shrewsbury.
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