The Church of St Tysoi is medieval in origin, of Old Red Sandstone. The church was lightly restored in the nineteenth century including work by John Pollard Seddon.

The interior has a fifteenth-century barrel roof and contemporary fittings. It also has some notable stained glass windows of the nineteen twenties and of the later twentieth century, including a 'Genesis' window by Geoffrey Robinson.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Krivoklát Castle

Křivoklát Castle was founded in the 12th century, belonging to the kings of Bohemia. During the reign of Přemysl Otakar II a large, monumental royal castle was built, later rebuilt by king Václav IV and later enlarged by king Vladislav of Jagellon.

The castle was damaged by fire several times. It was turned into a harsh prison and the building slowly deteriorated. During the 19th century, the family of Fürstenberg became the owners of the castle and had it reconstructed after a fire in 1826.

Today the castle serves as a museum, tourist destination and place for theatrical exhibitions. Collections of hunting weapons, Gothic paintings and books are stored there.