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Latitude: 51.8723 / 51°52'20"N
Longitude: -5.2667 / 5°16'0"W
OS Eastings: 175220
OS Northings: 224353
OS Grid: SM752243
Mapcode National: GBR C5.SB8Y
Mapcode Global: VH0TL.N6KH
Plus Code: 9C3PVPCM+W8
Entry Name: Chapel of our Lady & St Non
Listing Date: 28 July 1992
Last Amended: 28 July 1992
Source ID: 12713
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated in garden immediately SE of Saint Non's Retreat House.
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Tagged with: Chapel
1934, by David Thomas of Saint David's. Built for Morgan Griffiths as Roman Catholic Chapel to Saint Non's House.
Saint Non's House was built 1929 for Morgan Griffiths, Carmarthen solicitor, and became a Roman Catholic retreat house run by Passionist Fathers in 1939.
Rubble stone small rectangular chapel in careful medieval style, based on local precedent. Graded slate roof. Battered corner buttresses, corbel table all around, coped side parapets, coped and shouldered gables, with west gabled bellcote and E cross finial. West end has round-arched door, blank round-headed panel in gable and round-headed opening in bellcote. Two round arched windows each side and one, larger to east end, breaking corbel table. All openings with flush ashlar moulded frames, in Forest of Dean stone.
Divided by rubble wall with round arch to chancel. Collar truss roof with king-posts. Stained glass in all windows, four single figures of saints to side windows and E end figure to St Non, window signed 'William Morris, Westminster'. Various medieval fragments re-used: carved fragments in altar said to come from former Priory of Whitwell on SW edge of St David's; battered piscina from an outbuilding at Caerforiog Farm, near Solva; small font from site of chapel at Gwrhyd, NE of St David's; and one stone in altar from ruins of St Patrick's Chapel, Whitesand Bay. Large white marble statue of Virgin and Child, copy of C19 original in Notre Dame de Victoire, Paris, by Boulton of Cheltenham.
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