St Mary Magd, St Clears

St Mary Magd, St Clears
Record Type:
Parish Church
Church code:
St Davids

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* 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

St Clears is a town of two haves divided by the deep cutting of the A40. The older part, High Street runs south to the river while the present centre of the town runs along the old Carmarthen road. It was first settled by the Normans who built a fort here to guard the highest point of navigation on the river Taf. The was a Cluniac Priory here between c1100 and 1414. The quay on the river was in operation until 1925. Reference Buildings of Wales –Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion 1994 The Encyclopaedia of Wales

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

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]