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St Mary's Church, Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

Denomination: Anglican

Dedication: St Mary

Built: Medieval

Notes:
The church is a large single chamber with a west tower remodelled in the 15th century. Norman windows survive in each side wall. The eastern part is probably 13th century as it has windows of that period and of the 14th and 15th centuries. Bricks from the surrounding Roman fort are re-used in the east wall. All that survives of a late 13th or early 14th century southeast chapel is a blocked pointed arch in the main south wall (see photographs below).
[Extracted from The Old Parish Churches of South-West Wales, by Mike Salter, Folly Publications, Malvern, 1994, ISBN 1-871731-19-4]

St Mary's Church and nearby St Dingat's Church are both landmark churches with medieval towers; St Mary's is Grade I listed and largely unrestored, with an early 18th century roof and listed churchyard furniture.
[Adapted from information on the Archaeology in Wales website]
St Mary's Church, Llanfair-ar-y-bryn
Photography: John Ball
Date: 31 May 2006
Camera: Nikon D50 digital SLR

St Mary's Church, Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

St Mary's Church, Llanfair-ar-y-bryn
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