By Jonathan M. Wooding, Nigel Yates
This illustrated quantity is a accomplished advisor to crucial church and chapel structures in Wales, from the early center a while to the current. The advent presents a transparent evaluate, in accordance with the newest examine, of the non secular background of Wales and how that background will be obvious within the surviving churches through the sector. A publication for experts that still has price for viewers to the quarter, The church buildings and Chapels of Wales could be the regular reference within the field.
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Extra resources for A Guide to the Churches and Chapels of Wales
It comprises a nave and chancel, with a separate capel y bedd at the west end, dating largely from the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries, and carefully restored by W. D. Caröe in 1908–10. 1500. The latter retains not only its loft intact but also the two stone altars standing in front of it, an exceptionally rare survival. Later furnishings include the seventeenth-century pulpit, altar rails and painted texts. 1055, has an inscription to Cynhillin, lord of Ystrad Yw. The church contains a large number of wall tablets carved by members of the Brute family.
T he land for the church built in 1841 was given by Matthew Davies Williams of Cwmcynfelin, whose brother Isaac, priest and poet, had become a friend of John Keble at Oxford. The new church was designed by Henry Jones Underwood, of Oxford, in the same simple lancet style that he had used for the church he built in 1835–6 for John Henry Newman at Littlemore, where Isaac Williams had been Newman’s first curate. At the time of the consecration of Llangorwen it was stated that ‘the east window and interior of the chancel is .
G. Pace, according to a scheme which allowed the furnishings to be moveable, so that the church could be used for concerts and exhibitions. NY 5. BRECON/ABERHONDDU (Cathedral of St John the Evangelist), Church in Wales Powys (B) Location: on the west side of town above the River Honddu near the ruins of the former castle, now mostly incorporated into the Castle Hotel. m. T his large cruciform former priory church, dating from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was made the cathedral of the new diocese of Swansea and Brecon at its creation in 1923.
A Guide to the Churches and Chapels of Wales by Jonathan M. Wooding, Nigel Yates