Pendine – St Margaret’s church

History

St. Margaret’s church was erected probably in the 13th century, when a nave was established. In the fourteenth century, the chancel was added, and in the fifteenth a porch. Around 1600, a western tower was built. In the nineteenth century, the Victorian renovation of the temple was carried out, during which the sacristy was added, the windows in the nave and chancel arch were replaced.

Architecture

The church consists of a three-span nave on a rectangular plan, a narrower two-span chancel, also on a rectangular plan, porch on the south side, a three-story tower on the west side and a modern sacristy added to the north wall of the presbytery. The oldest preserved window from the 14th century is located in the eastern wall of the chancel. The windows on the north and south side are dated to the 15th century.

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bibliography:
Website britishlistedbuildings.co.uk, Church of St Margaret of Antioch A Grade II Listed Building in Pendine, Carmarthenshire
Website coflein.gov.uk, St Margaret’s church, St. Teilos church, Pendine.