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St Mary's Church

St Mary's is the parish church of Conwy. The building was formally the church of Aberconwy Abbey, which reassigned to this site in 1186. When King Edward I captured the land for his castle and walls, the church was moved to Maenan, near Llanrwst. The church became the parish church in Conwy in 1283 and it was rebuilt in 1872, adjusting the roof line, doors and windows.

Many memorable people have been buried in St Mary's Church over the years. Llewellyn Fawr, the first prince of Wales, buried in 1240 but was later moved. Robert Wynn, the builder of Plas Mawr is also buried here.

In the graveyard there is a specific grave that is related to William Wordsworth's famous poem "We are Seven" that was written in 1798. The story behind the poem was believed that Wordsworth visited Conwy and spoke to a child in a graveyard that quoted "and two of us at Conway dwell"

The church is also host to the Conwy Classical Music Festival every July.

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