Some of the text has been engraved upside down

St Mary, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, Wales
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This was our first cemetery in Wales. Most of the gravestones were made of slate which is easy to read and the stones were arranged in neat rows. Quite a few of the stones had the occupation of the deceased included in the text which is something that is far less common in England.

The age, 77, has been engraved using two upside down 2's. Had the mason forgotten his stencil for the number 7? Perhaps readers have another theory to share? 

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