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The bells of the parish church of All Saints is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. Not only are the peal of bells of note, listed it is said for the purity of their tone, but the church itself is remarkable for its size, beauty, interior church monuments, and its churchyard yew trees. The bells are traditionally one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.
Just west of the tower of St. Giles Church is the grave of Elihu Yale, after whom Yale University in the USA is named, with its long, fanciful epitaph containing the following lines:
Born in America, in Europe bred,
In Africa travell’d, and in Asia wed,
Where long he lov’d and thriv’d
At London dead.
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St Giles’ Church is the parish church of Wrexham. Its tower is traditionally one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.
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Its tower is traditionally one of the Seven Wonders of Wales, which are commemorated in an anonymously written rhyme:
The 16th century tower of St Giles’ Church in Wrexham can be seen for miles.