Images of Wales
Tuesday, 10 March 1998
St Mary's Church, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire
St Stephen's Church, Old Radnor, Radnorshire
Photography by John Ball - January 1998
(with Agfa ePhoto307 digital camera)
St Mary's Church, Kidwelly
St Mary's at Kidwelly once belonged to a former Benedictine Priory, founded in the 12th century. Fortunately it survived the suppression of the monasteries in the 16th century.
Above left: St Mary's Church, Kidwelly, reflected in the river Gwendraeth Fach.
Above right: The high altar at St Mary's Church.
Above: The nave at St Mary's, Kidwelly.
Above: An ancient arched doorway in St Mary's. Above the Latin inscription are
the letters IHS (Iesus Hominum Salvator) and the date 1713.
St Stephen's Church, Old Radnor
St Stephen's at Old Radnor is largely a re-building dating from the 15th and early 16th centuries, but parts of the church are late 14th century.
Above: St. Stephen's parish church, Old Radnor.
Above left: One of the beautiful windows at St Stephen's.
Above right: Details on the stonework above the main entrance to St Stephen's.
Above: The north aisle and nave at St Stephen's, Old Radnor.