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By Jonathan M. Wooding, Nigel Yates

ISBN-10: 0708321186

ISBN-13: 9780708321188

This illustrated quantity is a entire advisor to crucial church and chapel constructions in Wales, from the early heart a long time to the current. The advent offers a transparent evaluate, in accordance with the newest learn, of the spiritual heritage of Wales and how that background might be obvious within the surviving churches through the area. A publication for experts that still has price for viewers to the zone, The church buildings and Chapels of Wales could be the normal reference within the field.

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PM 48. MEIFOD (St Mary and St Tysilio), Church in Wales Powys (M) Location: in village on the A495, 4 miles south of Llanfyllin. Access: generally open. T he church, consecrated in 1156, was built on the site of a former clas church. The eastern part of the nave and the south aisle date from the fourteenth century and preserve their original roofs. The west tower is fifteenth century and the north aisle was rebuilt by Benjamin Ferrey as part of his restoration of the church in 1871–2. The church contains a wealth of interesting furnishings: a ninth-century carved cross slab, possibly reused as the tombstone of Madoc ap Maredudd, prince of Powys, who died in 1160; a fifteenth-century octagonal font; seventeenth-century altar table and rails; a reredos made up from an assemblage of medieval and post-Reformation carved woodwork; an early nineteenth-century ‘Gothick’ organ case; and panels of heraldic glass, painted by David Evans in 1838, fixed to the aisle windows and showing the coats of arms of the Welsh border families.

1500), Llananno, St Anno. 1500. This was embellished at the restoration by the addition of figures of Christ, his apostles and several Old Testament worthies, and was carefully restored again in 1960. The other pre-Victorian furnishings comprise a fifteenth-century font and a churchwardens’ pew of 1681. NY 30 Churches & Chapels:Churches & Chapels 31/3/11 08:05 Page 43 Churches and Chapels in Mid Wales 22. LLANBADARN FAWR (St Padarn), Church in Wales Cere. Location: village is by-passed by main Llanbadarn Road; one-way road through village is entered from west end.

The heavy, carved reredos dates from 1919. NY 34. LLANFILO (St Milburga), Church in Wales Powys (B) Location: on a side road between the A470 and the B4560, 2 miles west of Talgarth. Access: generally open. T his attractive fifteenth-century church was carefully restored by W. D. Caröe and others between 1913 and 1951, and preserves an 37 Churches & Chapels:Churches & Chapels 31/3/11 08:05 Page 50 A Guide to the Churches and Chapels of Wales exceptional range of high-quality furnishings. There is an original barrel roof in the nave and the sixteenth-century rood screen preserves much of its original coving, though the rood cross and supporting figures were added in 1926–30.

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