Brecon Cathedral (1), Brecknockshire. Location map
 
  Entrance to Brecon Cathedral Close on Priory Hill, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon Cathedral.

This is one of two entrances to Brecon Cathedral Close in Priory Hill the other entrance being further up the hill. This leads into the cathedral close which is relatively small but attractive nevertheless.

One of the difficulties I had was getting good views of the cathedral as there are many trees dotted about the close including one very fine specimen of what appeared to be a type of Cedar.

 

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  Brecon Cathedral, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon Cathedral.

This view from the south shows the Nave, Tower and South Transept. This cathedral is small by English standards but should not be dismissed because of that. It has many points of interest.

 

 

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  Brecon Cathedral, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon Cathedral.

The Tower and Chancel from the east.

There is also a 16th century tithe barn now used as a Heritage Centre and craft shop together with a restaurant in the cathedral grounds.

 

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  The nave, Brecon Cathedral, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon Cathedral.

This view shows the Nave with the Font in the foreground. The font is Norman, dating from the 12th century, and is the largest Norman font in Britain.

 

 

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