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Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion

formerly in: Cardiganshire


Diocese of St Davids

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SN60348384

Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion _MG_5029.jpg Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Church (Anglican)

1841 by H. J. Underwood of Oxford, the architect of John Henry Newman's 1835 church at Littlemore. Porch, west front and tower 1849-50 by William Butterfield. Church built by M.D. Williams of Cwmcynfelin, the local landowner, whose brother was the Tractarian theologian and poet Isaac Williams (who had been Newman's curate). Stone altar the first in Wales since the Reformation. Lectern given either by Newman or John Keble; chandeliers in cast bronze given probably by Isaac Williams, who preached at the consecration. Possibly the work of Hardmans to designs by Pugin. The church, largely unchanged inside and out, is an essay in early Tractarianism and signally historically and artistically important as such in Wales.

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People associated with this site
   as architect: Henry Jones Underwood


Works at this site:
  The Last Supper    detail from    Scenes from the Gospels The Last Supper
detail from Scenes from the Gospels

firm/studio: William Wailes
1842
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel
  Christ with Children    detail from    St John and Christ with Children Christ with Children
detail from St John and Christ with Children

firm/studio: Celtic Studios
1950
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
nave
  Dorcas Dorcas
firm/studio: Celtic Studios
1956
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
north wall
  King Maelgwn Makes a Gift of Land to St Padarn    detail from    St David and St Padarn King Maelgwn Makes a Gift of Land to St Padarn
detail from St David and St Padarn

firm/studio: Celtic Studios
1950
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
nave
  Virgin and Child    detail from    The Good Shepherd with Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
detail from The Good Shepherd with Virgin and Child

artist: Christopher Charles Powell
1938
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
nave
  Christ in the House of Mary and Martha    detail from    Scenes from the Bible Christ in the House of Mary and Martha
detail from Scenes from the Bible

firm/studio: Charles Evans & Co Ltd
1889
Church of All Saints, Llangorwen, Ceredigion
west wall of the nave



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