SJ1062 : Llanynys Church

taken 12 years ago, near to Llanynys, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Llanynys Church
Llanynys Church
The church of St Saeran is on the valley floor of the Vale of Clwyd, some 5km north-west of Ruthin. The church was established in the 6thC, and was the mother church for the area. The present building is double-naved, its core of the 13thC with major additions in the 15th or perhaps the early 16thC, and considerable rebuilding in 1768. Perpendicular windows and a fine south door and doorway survive, as does a worn 13thC west door, while the porch with its original timberwork is dated to 1544. Internally, there are important fixtures and fittings including three medieval monuments of different forms, a fine wall painting of St Christopher, a Perpendicular font and fragments of 16thC stained glass, together with much 17thC and 18thC woodwork.


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Monday, 13 March, 2006   (more nearby)
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Monday, 13 March, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 103 626 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.1772N 3:20.5679W
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