Church of St Cennydd, Llangennith, Swansea
formerly in: Glamorgan
Diocese of Swansea & Brecon
N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.
Site OS Grid Ref: SS42889142
Photo © Martin Crampinlarger image
Medieval church and monastic site associated with St Cennydd, who had founded a hermitage nearby at Burry Holms according to tradtion. The church dates back to the twelfth century with thirteenth and fourteenth century work. The medieval priory was dissolved in 1441 The restoration of 1882-4 by J.B. Fowler raised the level of the floor by four feet.
For medieval history of the site see Monastic Wales
| Christ with St Cennydd and St David |
firm/studio: G. Maile & Son
designer: F. M. Baker
about 1945Church of St Cennydd, Llangennith, Swansea
east wall of the chancel
Photo © Martin Crampin
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