(1692) THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. CYNFIL

THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. CYNFIL was rebuilt in 1842 on its old site at the summit of the gravel ridge. 1
Fittings from the former church include: Books: registers, see p. cxxxvii. Font: octagonal bowl of freestone inscribed I HS 1678, said to have been discovered in 1929 at Plas-ym Mhenros (No. 1693),2 where what appears to have been the wooden cover is incorporated in panelling; on modern pillar and base. Diameter of bowl 15 ins. Memorial: upright against outside of N. wall, stone slab, 10 ft. long, to Gruffyth ap John Wynn, 1613, above the inscription a shield showing four quarters, in each a chevron.3The Plate is modern.

Condition: rebuilt.

SH 34173370                              15 vi 56                                       40 S.E.

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4 thoughts on “(1692) THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. CYNFIL”

  1. Eglwys Cynfil Sant

    Since this picture was taken the church has been converted to residential use, though the exterior remains unchanged, except for the loss of the ivy.

  2. Eglwys Cynfil Sant

    The modern church at the adjacent Polish Home is named Kościół pw. Matki Bożej i św. Cynfila – The Church of Our Lady and St Cynfil

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