St Petrox – St Petroc’s Church

History

The church in St. Petrox was erected in the 13th century and named after the Welsh saint Pedrog (also Petroc or Petrock) from the sixth century. In the nineteenth century, the church was thoroughly rebuilt, the work focused on the chancel. The sacristy was added than on the northern side.

Architecture

The church consists of a rectangular nave with dimensions of 10 x 5 meters and a narrower, also rectangular chancel, dimensions 5.5 to 3.5 metersFrom the north, the sacristy and the transept were added. From the west side there is a tower, which is the only one that has survived without major changes since the Middle Ages. It has a prominent parapet on the corbels and a crenellation finish. In its north-west corner there is a turret with a staircase. Larger parts of the original wall also have the northern wall of the nave and the west wall of the transept.

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bibliography:
Website britishlistedbuildings.co.uk, St. Petrox Church A Grade II Listed Building in Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.
Website britainexpress.com, St Petrox Church.