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Llanddewi Skirrid

Llanddewi Skirrid (Welsh: Llanddewi Ysgyryd) is a beautiful village situated to the East of Abergavenny, along the A4521 Old Ross Road and under the shadow of the Skirrid Fawr mountain (also known as the Holy Mountain -- there was once a church on the summit). In some ways, it doesn't look like a village as many of the houses are spread widely along the roads. There are more houses along Brynygwenin road, which runs south from the edge of the village. Just for confusion, the parish of Llanddewi Skirrid includes only some of the houses along Brynygwenin road, although everyone is a part of the same great community.

In Welsh, Llanddewi Skirrid means 'The church of St David by the great divided hill', while Brynygwenin means 'bee hill'. Variants on spellings for Llanddewi include Llandewi and Llanthewy. Alternatives seen for Skirrid include Skyrrid, Sgyrid and, in the original Welsh, Ysgyryd.



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What's next?


Village Festival

8th-10th September 2017

We'll be holding a festival this year through the village and area.

8th: Skittles at 7:30 including supper -- 5

9th: Church open 10-4pm books, plants, etc.

10th: Church open 10-4pm
Songs of Praise 4:30pm



Thai Banquet

13th September 2017

Our annual dinner with a guest chef -- this year it's Thai Dar Burgwin with a sumptuous meal of traditional, fragrant Thai cooking.

Please contact Dave for tickets on. 01873 268052



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