St John, Pontyberem

St John, Pontyberem
Record Type:
Parish Church
Church code:
St Davids

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is not a Listed Building
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Buildings At Risk Status

On Buildings At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Buildings at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

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Summary Description

Was this village behind the idea for the TV soap Pobel y Cwm? The village is the largest of the Anthracite coalfield communities with coal mining starting in the C17 with significant exploitation occurring in C19. The mine to the west of the village has been landscaped. Reference Buildings of Wales –Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion 1994 The Encyclopaedia of Wales

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

Church Website:
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Sources and Further Information

View information on worship and access at this church on the Church In Wales web site
RCAHMW (2004) Coflein [Digital Archive/Document]