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St Cynin's Church, Llangynin, Carmarthenshire

Denomination: Anglican

Dedication: St Cynin

Built: 13/14th century

1. Formed of chancel, nave, south aisle, transeptal chapel and western tower. Tower is square and battlemented. East window circa 14th century - two broad lights with oval light above. Two single trifoliated Early English windows in north and south walls of the chancel respectively. South aisle later addition. Font is plain octagon of uncertain date. [Adapted from Coflein Database]
2. Church Plans Online website.
3. The nave, north transept, and chancel are likely to be 13th century, and the west tower is not much later. A south aisle was created in the 15th century, probably by extending a former south transept to the west. The east widow is 14th century but other windows have all been renewed. [Source: SALTER, Mike (1994) The Old Parish Churches of South-West Wales, Folly Publications, Malvern, Worcestershire; ISBN 1-871731-19-4]

Photography: John Ball
Date: 9 June 2003
Camera: Sigma SA300 35 mm SLR

St Cynin's Church, Llangynin
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