St Gwenog's Church

Llanybydder, United Kingdom

St Gwenog's Church is a medieval building dating back to the late fourteenth century and is situated in the hamlet of Llanwenog. 

This is a medieval church, and the only one dedicated to Saint Gwenog. It dates to the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, with the fine tower being added some time after 1485. It bears a plaque with the arms of Rhys ap Thomas, Lord of Dinefwr and Carew. The interior has the original fifteenth-century barrel roof. The pews and other church furnishings are elaborately carved. Some of the work was done by and to the design of Colonel Herbert Davies-Evans of Highmead at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and others by the celebrated Belgian wood-carver, Joseph Reubens of Bruges during the period 1914 to 1919.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Dave Doughty (4 years ago)
Fantastic old Norman tower
Huw Morgan (4 years ago)
Sarah Williams (4 years ago)
A beautiful rural church, set in lovely countryside. A peaceful and historic building with lovely stained glass.
Carol Mccouat (4 years ago)
What a beautiful church
Stephen Beech (6 years ago)
Quaint little rural church
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