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The Church of St. Cadfan

St. Cadfan's Church

The Church of St. Cadfan is the oldest building in Tywyn with parts dating back to the 12th century although there are records indicating that a church settlement, or clas, was founded around 516 AD by Cadfan, a missionary from Brittany, centred around the nearby well.  Cadfan’s church became the mother church for all churches in the region with the monks at Tywyn establishing an ecclesiastical college (the street that runs alongside the church is still called College Green).
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