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Black and white photograph showing the Church of Our Lady Star of The Sea, Amlwch taken in 1947.
The catholic church of Our Lady Star of the Sea was built around 1939to a design by an Italian architect, Giuseppe Rinvolucri, using reinforced concrete. Its dedication carries tribute to sailors lost at sea. The roof is designed to resemble the hull of a boat, and the windows in the crypt port holes.
It has been described as 'one of Britain's most avant-garde churches'.

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