Glamorgan: Ecclesiastical Interiors

Glamorgan is rich in the buildings of medieval and post-Reformation Christianity. There are some precious survivals of early interiors, especially wall paintings. The Royal Commission’s archive – the National Monuments Record of Wales – contains detailed records of these paintings.


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View of the chancel roof at St John the Baptist Church, Newton Nottage, Porthcawl: the church was largely rebuilt in the late 15th-early 16th centuries.

View of the chancel roof at St John the Baptist Church, Newton Nottage, Porthcawl: the church was largely rebuilt in the late 15th-early 16th centuries.

 

Interior of St Illtyd’s Church, Llantwit Major, showing wall painting above the arch.

Interior of St Illtyd’s Church, Llantwit Major, showing wall painting above the arch.

 

Conservationists at work on the wall paintings at St Teilo’s Church, Llandeilo Talybont.

Conservationists at work on the wall paintings at St Teilo’s Church, Llandeilo Talybont.

 

Wall painting of St Catherine at St Teilo’s Church, Llandeilo Talybont; the 13th-century church has been rebuilt in the grounds of the National History Museum, St Fagans.

Wall painting of St Catherine at St Teilo’s Church, Llandeilo Talybont; the 13th-century church has been rebuilt in the grounds of the National History Museum, St Fagans.

 

Wall painting in St Brewis’ Church, St Athan of post-Restoration royal arms.

Wall painting in St Brewis’ Church, St Athan of post-Restoration royal arms.

 

10/09/2017

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