St David's Church

Llywel, United Kingdom

The Church of Saint David in Llywel is said to have been dedicated to three saints: David, Darn (Paternus), and Teilo; and known as Llantrisant. Its name was changed when it was granted to the Chapter of Saint David sometime between 1203 and 1229. The nave and chancel date to around 1480, but the tower is slightly earlier. Though the body of the church was restored by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1869, what we see is almost entirely a product of the 15th century and earlier.

The church displays Perpendicular Gothic architecture. The grave of the writer and preacher David Owen (Brutus) is in the churchyard. As well holding a copy of the famous Llywel Stone, the Church holds the original Aberhydfer stone and old village stocks.


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Llywel, United Kingdom
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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gerald williams (2 years ago)
Wonderful little church very well kept
Steve Porter (4 years ago)
Always makes me wonder where they get the stone from!
Sven goderis (5 years ago)
Too bad you can't take a look inside :(
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