St Brynach, Nevern

St Brynach, Nevern
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 in the following National Park: Pembrokeshire Coast

Conservation Area

The church is not 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

Mentioned in the Mabinogion, this is where ‘King Arthur hunted the magical boar’. The church and village enjoy a pleasant wooded outlook while the extensive parish includes the Neolithic burial chamber Pentre Ifan on the Preseli mountains. There were Irish settlers here from the C5 leading to the C11 description of the people of Nevern as ‘Gwyddyl diefyl duon’ – ‘Black Irish Devils’. Reference Buildings of Wales –Pembrokeshire 2004

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]