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The Cathedral Close Brecon Powys Wales
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Brecon Cathedral, in the town of Brecon, is the Cathedral of the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon in the Church in Wales, and seat of the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon. Previously Brecon Priory, it became Brecon Cathedral following the disestablishment of the Church in Wales in 1920, and the creation of the Diocese and Swansea and Brecon in 1923. |In recent years some of the buildings in the Cathedral close have been converted into a Diocesan Centre, a Heritage Centre and exhibition, as well as a shop and Pilgrims restaurant. |It is just a short walk from Brecon town centre to the Cathedral. Drop down the road to the bridge over the River Honddu and then it is just a short walk - uphill - to the Cathedral. The Pilgrim's Restaurant, alongside the Heritage Centre, offers tea and coffee and serves lunches from noon, and afternoon tea thereafter.
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