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Interesting Arts & Crafts altarpiece

Great atmosphere, some interesting carvings and a striking copper altarpiece in the Arts and Crafts... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
grannywolfe
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
Fabulous Arts and Crafts Gem!

Cared for by the wonderful 'Friends of Friendless Churches' this is well worth a visit! The church... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
cobbybrook
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West Yorkshire
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Great atmosphere, some interesting carvings and a striking copper altarpiece in the Arts and Crafts style, well worth a visit. Not very far from the Torrent Walk either; that is stunning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grannywolfe
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Arts & Crafts churches are not common. In Wales they are even more of a rarity so the Church of St. Mark in Brithdir (near Dolgellau) is worth a visit. It is made all the more special by being one of 50 churches saved from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Cared for by the wonderful 'Friends of Friendless Churches' this is well worth a visit! The church is always open to visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cobbybrook
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little chapel and is very usual to have an arts and crafts influence. The font, the pews etc all have fine little details that needs a close look. The chapel is a little forgotten and rarely used now but that doesn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This little church, sitting in an overgrown graveyard in tiny Brithdir, North Wales is managed by the Friends of Friendless Churches. It's a simple little place that is always open for a peek (south door, needs a bit of persuasion to open, but it will)....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank beavertail65
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Set off the road in a semi-secret location, this church is a beautiful example of arts and crafts, unlike anything in Wales. A welcome change to some of the austere Methodist churches in the area. Look out for the animals carved into the pews -...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Imogen C
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable Arts and Crafts church. We read about how special it was in Simon Jenkins. Best churches castles and houses to visit in Wales. We were not disappointed. It is highlighted by Jenkins as one of the top churches in Wales to visit. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

we heard about this little church while in the area. so thought we would take a look, the photo does it justice on here, although a lovely and quiet church, it is now not used, aaparently in September they have open days there so might...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kev J
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We would never have found this if it were not for our innkeepers telling us where it was along the Torrent Walk. Lovely inside, unexpected Tuscan colours and beautiful copper altar. Well worth an explore. Apparently the bats are very active in the churchyard and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Clare P
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Tucked away and looking very plain. Inside it's a lovley surprise. Look out for the little animal carvings .

Date of experience: September 2016
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