Church of the Holy Cross

Cardigan, United Kingdom

The Church of the Holy Cross at Mwnt dates probably from the 13th century. The building was restored in 1853 and again after storm damage in 1917. A 1912 photograph shows the south windows in different positions.

The interior is a single chamber with deep-set windows and an unusual roof type. The font is 13th century; the hexagonal pulpit is Victorian.

Externally, the church is whitewashed rubble stone walls under a slate roof. The small, enclosed churchyard contains a number of graves; monumental inscriptions are held by Dyfed Family History Society.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Lukasz Taborski (9 months ago)
The 14th century church, formerly a chapel for sailors, is truly a symbol of this part of the coast. Walls remembering distant times and events and this scenery of eternal green around, the sound of the waves, the sound of the wind and the silence of the graves ... and the rainbow from time to time ..
Scott Spooner (9 months ago)
Picturesque little church. It wouldn’t be Mwnt without it.
Roger Webber (10 months ago)
Visited the chaple at Mwnt several times a beautiful place and so peaceful, so saddened to see the damage done by vandals on the news this evening, absolutely disgraceful !!! Let's hope the authorities catch the sick perpetrators.
Lee Rogers (16 months ago)
Fantastic little Church. Unfortunately could not go in because of Covid. Great place surrounded by Fantastic views and history.
Jutamas Lovejoy (17 months ago)
Visit there Frist time wonderful view so peaceful love it there with all sea view ect x
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