St Mary V, Haverfordwest

St Mary V, Haverfordwest
Record Type:
Parish Church
Church code:
St Davids
St Davids

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade I Listed Building
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in a Conservation Area

Buildings At Risk Status

On Buildings At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Buildings at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

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Summary Description

Haverfordwest is a Flemish/English settlement dating from c1110, it is the highest point of navigation on the Western Cleddau. At that time Flemish was close enough to English for ease of communication. The Medieval town was in the C13 second only to Cardiff in size (judging by the number of burgess plots). As late as the C16 it was possible to describe the language used in the town as ‘male Anglice loquentes’ – poor speakers of English. Alone among Medieval Welsh Towns is was divided into three parishes: St Martin, St Mary the Virgin and St Thomas. The modern town is the seat of the Pembrokeshire County Council. Reference Buildings of Wales –Pembrokeshire 2004 OS Map 158 The Encyclopaedia of Wales

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

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Sources and Further Information

View information on worship and access at this church on the Church In Wales web site
RCAHMW (2004) Coflein [Digital Archive/Document]