SN1536 : St Michael's church at Eglwyswen

taken 12 years ago, near to Eglwyswen, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

St Michael's church at Eglwyswen
St Michael's church at Eglwyswen
Victorian reconstruction, closed since 1999.

'This parish, which is supposed to have derived its name from the white colour of the stone of which the original church was built, is situated in a retired part of the county, at a distance from any turnpike road. It comprises a large tract of enclosed arable and pasture land, a considerable tract of mountainous common, affording pasturage for sheep, and some good turbaries, from which the inhabitants are supplied with fuel. The soil is various, and the inhabitants are principally employed in agriculture: the stone in this part of the country contains a great proportion of quartz, which is found in abundance within the parish.'
From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales 1833:
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 14 August, 2007
Church or chapel (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 152 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.7079N 4:41.5729W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 152 363
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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