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Church Institute

The Church Institute bears the date 1912 and is tucked closely into the rock between the road and the church. From old photographs it is apparent that it replaced an earlier hall constructed of tin. The Institute was built with a bell which hung, until recently, at the west end of the building. This bell was at one time rung to summon children to Sunday School. The establishment of the Llangammarch Lunch Club in the mid 1980s, and also a playgroup, meant that the building has continued to be a valuable resource for the village. In 1995 grant aid was acquired and extensive improvements were made, including the provision of disabled access and the upgrading of the kitchen. The most recent improvement to the building was the re-slating of the roof in 1999. During this work, the bell was removed and is now hung at Irfon Valley School, Garth.
The Institute was closed and eventually sold into private ownership in July 2009. It was extensively refurbished as a studio/ workshop/ gallery space.

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