ST TEILO'S CHURCH, LLANTILIO CROSSENNY

Site Details



NPRN
221604
Map Reference
SO31SE
Grid Reference
SO3988614981
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Llantilio Crossenny
Type of Site
CHURCH
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Medieval

Site Description

1. Church built in the Gothic Decorated style; gable entry type. A prominent feature of this church is the integral tower and spire.
P.C.Tomlins, RCAHMW, 11.12.2002.
2. Earliest fabric C12, chancel rebuilt C14; restored in 1857. Red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roofs and wooden shingles to spire. Cruciform plan with aisled nave with clerestory, transepts, crossing-tower, chancel, N chapel, and W porch. An outstanding interior, including fine arch-braced collar rafter roofs to nave and chancel. C14 piscina with chamfered pointed arch, cinquefoil head, and foliated finial. Two stone corbels either side of the E window of the chapel are C14, and are said to represent Edward II. Medieval parish chest in porch. Houses a number of good C17 and C18 monuments.
(Source CADW listed buildings description)
J.Hill, RCAHMW, 17.09.2003.

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