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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Angle, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.6843 / 51°41'3"N

Longitude: -5.088 / 5°5'16"W

OS Eastings: 186631

OS Northings: 202905

OS Grid: SM866029

Mapcode National: GBR G4.ZXH4

Mapcode Global: VH1RX.RXJQ

Plus Code: 9C3PMWM6+PQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 May 1970

Last Amended: 26 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5921

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Angle

Community: Angle

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Mediaeval W tower. Most of the original church was demolished in the early C19. The present nave, chancel, transept, vestry and porch are by R K Penson, 1853. Part of N wall of nave is mediaeval.


The tower has a pointed vault at 1st floor level which opens into the nave. Domed and tiled tower roof with corbelled and crenellated parapet. Stairs turret at SW corner with a slight projection at each face. The entrance to the stairs from within the tower is about 1.4 m below the present floor level. The W window in the tower at ground storey is of late mediaeval type with an irregular hood mould and cinquefoil light heads, much restored. There is a blocked W door opening beneath. Belfry openings with stone louvres.
The church was rebuilt in Early English and Decorated styles. The external masonry is generally in uncoursed ashlar, but the N elevation is in a rougher technique to blend with the retained mediaeval masonry in part of N nave wall. Red tile roof, some recently relaid.


Mirehouse family memorials are in the nave. Some older memorials of other families were found in fragments, repaired and installed in the N transept after the rebuilding. Font of Norman cushion type, scraped.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for mediaeval tower.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Preaching Cross
    Remains of a Preaching Cross in St. Mary's Churchyard, at S side of the church. Formerly included in the listing of the church.
  • I Sailors' Chapel
    At N side of St Mary's Church, within the Churchyard.
  • II No.7,,,,,dyfed,
    7 Main Street
  • II Monument to John Mirehouse
    At N side of village street, close to children's playground.
  • II* The Almshouse
    At S of the village street, opposite the school.
  • I Pele Tower
    About 100 m N of St Mary's Church, close to Castle Farm.
  • II 12
    S side of village street, two houses E of The Globe Hotel.
  • II The Globe Hotel
    At S side of village street.

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