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Village of Coombe watercolour

This watercolour is of the village of Coombe and was painted in 1851

by Presteigne artist J. M. Ince.

 

We are deep in the throes of creating a new exhibition area on Presteigne and the surrounding area.  With a new permanent display on the town, interactive computers, chill-out space and lots of books and games for all ages, it will be agreat place to drop in.  Accompanying this will be a temporary exhibition gallery, set to feature a whole range of community displays and themes.  To find out more about this project have a look at our Community Collections page.

 

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