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Available information for Llandeilo Abercywyn, Carmarthenshire

Churches and Chapels


St Michael
Address/Location: Access to ruin via Treventy FarmOS Grid Ref: SN 20302 20133 geograph



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St Teilo
Address/Location: Llandilo-Abercowin farmOS Grid Ref: SN31031307 geograph




Archive Holdings
Repositories:
Baptisms 1813-1888 CMN RO , 1707-1806 NLW Marriages 1819-1864, 1928-1947 CMN RO , 1707-1784 NLW Burials 1813-1895 CMN RO , 1707-1806 NLW Monumental Inscriptions ,


Llandeilo Abercowyn: St Teilo’s is a simple thirteenth-century building, though the chancel was extended in the fifteenth century, possibly to meet the needs of an increasing number of worshippers. For the farmhouse adjoining St Teilo’s Church is known as ‘Pilgrims’ Rest’: you are now on the traditional medieval route to St David’s. This is one of the sections of the route which earned the pilgrimage its high status. Twice to St David’s was the equivalent of once to Rome; three times equalled the Holy Land itself. This is easier to understand when you consider that pilgrims traditionally forded the Cywyn estuary here on foot, to reach the church of Llanfihangel Abercywyn on the far bank. The Cistercian Way click here



Farms


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People


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Schools


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War Memorials


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