Laleston – St David’s Church

History

Church of St. David in Laleston was erected at the turn of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The tower and the porch were added during the late Middle Ages. In 1871, the Victorian restoration of the building was carried out.

Architecture

The church consists of a rectangular nave, a narrower, rectangular chancel on the east side and a tower from the west. The latter, from the south-east, has a prominent turret housing a staircase. It is topped with a parapet on corbels, crenelage and gargoyles in the corners. To the nave from the south side the porch was placed, which protects inside an interesting, gothic, ogee portal. Inside the church, a medieval roof truss has been preserved.

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bibliography:
Website britishlistedbuildings.co.uk, Church of St David. A Grade I Listed Building in Laleston, Bridgend.