SN0228 : Casfuwch/Castlebythe church

taken 10 years ago, near to Castlebythe, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Casfuwch/Castlebythe church
Casfuwch/Castlebythe church
The strangest church I have seen: all that remains is little more than a footprint as the walls have been taken down to the height of about 5 feet all round. This is the eastern end with the cross marking the position of the altar.
Parish registers apparently record the last marriages here up until 1920, the last christening in 1959 and the last burial in 1980.
The church was dedicated to St Michael and was rebuilt in 1875. What was the reason for its demolition?
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SN0228, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 January, 2008
Category
Church (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 020 289 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.4217N 4:52.8099W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 020 289
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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