SN7131 : Church of Saint Cwrdaf, Llanwrda

taken 1 month ago, near to Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

Church of Saint Cwrdaf, Llanwrda
Church of Saint Cwrdaf, Llanwrda
An Anglican parish church founded in mediaeval times. The current building was restored in 1812 and subject to renovation, restoration and addition in both 1870 - 1871 and again during 1893 - 1895. The restoration in 1870 found a date of 1638 under whitewash. The interior of the church and its attendant graveyard have many memorials dating back to the early 1800's.
Saint Cwrdaf was originally the son of King Caradog. He gave up his place in court to take up holy orders under Saint Illtud.
The church was listed as grade II by Cadw in 1999.
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SN7131, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
County (from Tags)
Carmarthenshire 
Denomination (from Tags)
Anglican 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7124 3194 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.2583N 3:52.5485W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7122 3192
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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CADW Listed 

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