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St Margaret

A low, simple building in a large round churchyard, St Margaret's, as it stands today, dates from the 14th century, but there was almost certainly a much earlier church here.

Eglwys Gymyn, Carmarthenshire

Opening times

Open daily, key available at the large house opposite.


Eglwys Gymyn
SA33 4PQ

The church had a thorough, though sensitive, restoration in the early 20th century, masterminded by GGT Treherne, who had spent his childhood in this part of Wales.

He subsequently studied at Oxford University, where he rowed in the 1859 Boat Race. He was a passionate antiquarian and wrote widely about the history of Eglwys Gymyn and its area. He was responsible for saving the Avitoria Stone, which is inscribed in both Latin and Ogham, and is the greatest treasure of the church.

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Car park at church

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church in Wales

Contact information

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