The main body of the St Mary's Church was built in the late 12th century and was probably rebuilt in the 1240s, including a tower, porches and north aisle, after being damaged by Llewelyn the Great in 1220. An upper level of clerestory windows was added during the 15th century. The tower originally had a timber spire clad in lead, though it was removed in 1802 after becoming dangerous.

The church's interior has a fine timber panelled ceiling with moulded beams, rafters and ribs, and carves bosses at the intersections. It dates to c. 1500.

The church organ dates from 1737, by Harris & Byfield, with two keyboards.



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Founded: 1240s
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Aad Oostermeijer (17 months ago)
Very old church in Haverfordwest with many interesting things to see
Ben George (17 months ago)
One of only three Grade 1 listed buildings in Haverfordwest - the main body of the church was built in the late 1100s, so the church is steeped in history. There is plenty to see and examine here, from the decoration to the numerous memorials to former prominent parishioners. A memorial to William Nichol, martyred in 1558 by Mary Queen of Scots, can also be found about 50m down the High Street. The church appears to be open daily for those wishing to pay a visit. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2 ESV
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Szidonia Szucs (3 years ago)
It 4 stars only because the place was closed and couldn't see the building inside. It is stunning from outside and would love to come back when is possible to visit and learn more about its history
M M (3 years ago)
Nice place
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