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Former Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hundleton, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6841 / 51°41'2"N

Longitude: -5.0096 / 5°0'34"W

OS Eastings: 192051

OS Northings: 202657

OS Grid: SM920026

Mapcode National: GBR G6.XSNC

Mapcode Global: VH1RZ.3XZW

Entry Name: Former Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 14 May 1970

Last Amended: 29 September 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6587

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in sloping churchyard between Texaco Oil Refinery and Pembroke Power Station and S of inlet at Pwllcrochan Flats. To be converted to a private house (1993).

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Angle

Community: Hundleton

Locality: Pwllcrochan

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

C14 to C15 former parish church with N transept dated 1342.

Restoration is recorded in 1865, under Mr Lloyd of Neyland, and 1897. The interior is recorded as having on S side of the nave the effigy of Rudolph de Benegar, the chancel as having sedilia, piscina, blocked priest's door and two niches. (Kelly's Directory 1926). The church was closed in 1982.

Exterior

Rubble stone and slate roofs. Nave, whitewashed rendered chancel, C19 N porch, N transept with squint, SE tower with recessed stone spire, and disused S porch. Nave has C19 fishscale slate eaves roof, C19 2-light W window with quatrefoil in head, whitewashed S side with affixed slate plaque to G Phelps (d 1803). C19 N porch has pointed doorway and plain pointed medieval inner doorway. S porch has C19 eaves roof and blocked rough stone pointed S doorway. Tower at SE end of nave has corbelled parapet and narrow lancet bell openings. Recessed octagonal spire. C19 2-light S window. N transept has NE angle red carved inscription stone of exceptional rarity which records its rebuilding by Rudolph Benegar, rector, 1342. 2-light flat-headed window. W side plaque to ReváAáBoye (d 1704). Squint has flat-headed 2-light window. Chancel has 3-light C19 E window.

Interior

Not inspected. N transept has C19 roof and plastered arch to nave, fittings have been removed, font and memorials to Rhoscrowther Church.

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