St Mary's Church, Kidwelly

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The Church of St Mary

The Church of Saint Mary is a Grade I Listed Building[1] in the town of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire Wales. The church was listed in December 1963 (Cadw Building ID: 11878). Founded c. 1114 the church was burnt down in 1223 and most of the existing building dates from c. 1320 when it was a Benedictine priory.[2]

It has been listed as the largest parish church in south west Wales, exceptional for the broach spire and fine decorative 14th-century Gothic detail.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Church of Saint Mary, Kidwelly". British Listed Buildings. Crown Copyright. Retrieved 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ "St Mary's Church (Priory Church)". Coflein Database Record. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Retrieved 28 November 2016.

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Coordinates: 51°44′12″N 4°18′23″W / 51.73677°N 4.30642°W / 51.73677; -4.30642