By Jonathan M. Wooding, Nigel Yates

This illustrated quantity is a entire consultant to crucial church and chapel constructions in Wales, from the early heart a long time to the current. The creation offers a transparent review, according to the newest study, of the spiritual heritage of Wales and how that heritage will be obvious within the surviving churches in the course of the area. A publication for experts that still has worth for viewers to the sector, The church buildings and Chapels of Wales stands out as the commonplace reference within the field.

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Like Littlemore, Llangorwen had a stone altar – the first set up in Wales since the Reformation. The wooden eagle lectern was given by Keble, and the remarkable bronze chandeliers are said to have been given by Newman. The porch and bell turret were added in 1849–50, during the incumbency of Lewis Gilbertson (see Elerch above), and are very characteristic of William Butterfield. The porch has boldly foliated principals in its roof. The glass in the east window, of the 1850s, is probably by Wailes.

At the time of the consecration of Llangorwen it was stated that ‘the east window and interior of the chancel is . . formed on the model of the East end of the Church at Littlemore’. Like Littlemore, Llangorwen had a stone altar – the first set up in Wales since the Reformation. The wooden eagle lectern was given by Keble, and the remarkable bronze chandeliers are said to have been given by Newman. The porch and bell turret were added in 1849–50, during the incumbency of Lewis Gilbertson (see Elerch above), and are very characteristic of William Butterfield.

Location: on a side road between the A4120 and the B4340, 5 miles south-east of Aberystwyth. Access: generally open. A large thirteenth-century cruciform church with a central tower, and one of the finest surviving medieval buildings in Ceredigion. 1840, and there were repairs by R. K. Penson in 1870–4 and further ones by W. D. Caröe in 1932–3. The chief feature of the interior is the complete set of sixteenth-century roofs. The heavy, carved reredos dates from 1919. NY 34. LLANFILO (St Milburga), Church in Wales Powys (B) Location: on a side road between the A470 and the B4560, 2 miles west of Talgarth.

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