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TWMPATH GARMON;CHURCHYARD MOUND, LLANFECHAIN

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NPRN 306787

Map Reference SJ12SE

Grid Reference SJ18882044

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llanfechain

Type of Site PREACHING MOUND

Broad Class RELIGIOUS, RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Unknown

Site Description St. Garmon’s Mound, or ‘Twmpath Garmon’ is in the churchyard of St. Garmon’s Church (NPRN 146204). The broad raised mount of earth on the north side of the church is traditionally held to be the preaching mound of the ninth century Celtic saint. There are a number of graves within the mound and it is now considerably overgrown.

Source: RCAHMW Inventory Documents

K Steele, RCAHMW, 21 November 2008

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