Images of Wales
Saturday, 8th August 1998
Where's that?? - locate Eglwyswrw on a map of Wales.
Photography by John Ball - 24 July 1998
(with Agfa ePhoto307 digital camera)
Egwlyswrw is a small village on the main road between Cardigan and Fishguard. The name of the village means "the church of Wrw" (Wrw is a person's name). Hear the word Eglwyswrw pronounced.
Eglwyswrw parish church is dedicated to St Cristiolis.
The church has medieval masonry but the features date from 1829 and 1883, when a north transept was removed. A medieval chapel near here was destroyed by order of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I because it was frequented by Catholics. Source: The Old Parish Churches of South-West Wales by Mike Salter, published in 1994 by Folly Publications, Malvern, Worcestershire; ISBN 1-871731-19-4.
Cross House, on a corner of the main crossroads in the centre of Eglwyswrw.
The Sergeant's Arms public house in Eglwyswrw. Unfortunately this pub is now closed down.
Cross Inn Cottage, on the main road to Cardigan, about 1 mile north of Eglwyswrw.
Strangely, the Cross Inn is not an inn at all, but a tiny cottage.
A closer view of Cross Inn Cottage, near Eglwyswrw.