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Dyserth - Interior, St Bridgets

Inscription on roof truss in St Bridget's Church, dated 1579

On one of the roof trusses there is an inscription dating from 1579, complete with the initials ERIS, DH and WH, together with a Tudor rose

Inside the Parish Church of St Bridget and St Cwyfan

St Bridget’s Church

Dyserth War Graves

Hooded Tombs

Bishop Morgan & the Old Vicarage

Jesse Window, St Bridget's Church, Dyserth

The Jesse Window
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Gravestone dating from the reign of Henry IV inside St Bridget's Church, Dyserth

To the right of the pulpit, set against the south wall, is this grave stone. The explanatory stone at the top of the slab details the original inscription. Henry IV reigned from 1399 to 1413.

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Jesse Window, St Bridget's Church, Dyserth

Central section of the window

Organ built by Casson of Denbigh in 1900, inside St Bridget's Church, Dyserth

The organ dates from 1900 and was built by Casson of Denbigh.

It is set into one of two arches in the North wall that were added in 1875 by Sir George Gilbert Scott - the Victorian architect who restored the choir of Westminster Abbey and who renovated St Asaph cathedral.

Celtic Crosses

The South West corner of the church contains the remains of two Celtic crosses which originally stood in the churchyard. One is over six feet tall but of the other only the decorated base remains, on a stone table by the door.

Base of a Celtic cross inside St Bridget's, Dyserth Celtic Cross inside St Bridget's, Dyserth

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