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ST RHYCHWIN'S CHURCH;LLANRHYCHWYN CHURCH

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NPRN 43809

Map Reference SH76SE

Grid Reference SH77486161

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Trefriw

Type of Site CHURCH

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description St Rhychwin's church, Llanrhychwyn probably began as single cell chapel of the 12th century with additions made in the 14th and 16th centuries. Some alterations were made in the 18th and 19th centuries. The church is small, twin aisled and rectangular, with a possibly 12th century limewashed interior. Fragments of original stained glass from the 15th-19th centuries remain.


Source: CADW listed buildings database.

RCAHMW, 7 November 2007

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