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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Manordeilo and Salem, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9361 / 51°56'9"N

Longitude: -3.9592 / 3°57'33"W

OS Eastings: 265407

OS Northings: 228211

OS Grid: SN654282

Mapcode National: GBR DX.NBKK

Mapcode Global: VH4HR.BL9N

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15189

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on W side of B 4302 some 450m N of Maerdy crossroads.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Manordeilo and Salem (Manordeilo a Salem)

Community: Manordeilo and Salem

Locality: Taliaris

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Anglican parish church rebuilt 1892 by David Jenkins of Llandeilo for Peel family of Taliaris, replacing a church first built in later C17 for William Gwynne of Taliaris and rebuilt for Lord Robert Seymour of Taliaris in 1829.

Exterior

1892 parish church, rubble stone with red plain tile eaves roofs and single W bellcote, with ashlar copinng and cross finial. Nave, chancel, transepts, W porch and lean-to S vestry. Red terracotta gable cross finials, also to porch. Perp style windows, two plain flat-headed cusped 2-light window each side of nave, traceried three-light segmental-ponted windows with hoodmoulds to transepts and 4-light to E end. W porch has Tudor-arched entry and two small lancets. W door is hollow-moulded red stone with Tudor arch, hoodmould and stops.

Interior

Scissor rafter nave roof, five arch-braced on corbels, boarded chancel roof with brattished wall-plate. Windows have red sandstone reveals. E end encaustic tile step and 1939 linenfold panelling, E window 1939 glass by Powell of Whitefriars. Plain octagonal stone font with four marble shafts.

Memorials: S transept has very fine white marble sarcophagus on lion feet to Lady Anne Seymour (d 1804) signed Nollekens; numerous C19 and C20 memorials to Peel family, plaque to Lord Robert Seymour (d 1831). Fine Baroque cartouche to David Gwynne (d 1721). N transept has plaque recording 1829 enlargement and building of vestry. Board of 1723 repainted 1821 records church built about 1660 by William Gwynne, cross aisle built by Roland Gwynne.

Reasons for Listing

Included principally for David Gwynne and Lady Anne Seymour memorials.

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