SH7217 : Rear view of St Mary's

taken 11 years ago, near to Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Rear view of St Mary's.
Rear view of St Mary's.
The present Church dates from 1716, with a chancel added in 1864. The masonry is, unusually, of dressed slate with blocks overlapping at the corners, log-cabin style. The timber piers inside were brought over the mountains by ox-cart from Dinas Mawddwy. A carved stone effigy (ca. 1350) of Meurig ap Ynyr Fychan lies in the NE corner of the church. The first mention of the church and indeed of "Dolkelew" is from 1253.
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SH7217, 209 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 February, 2007
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 727 178 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.5788N 3:53.1947W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 727 179
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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