St John the Baptist

This elegant Early English style church was built in 1843 of local stone paid for by Sir Stephen Glynne.

About this church

The first incumbent, John Ellis Troughton, spent twenty years decorating the church with ornate murals, stencils, and stained glass windows, resulting in a rich coloured interior. Scenes include the Life of Christ, the Last Judgement, and windows showing the Passion of Christ.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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St Deiniol

Named after Deiniol, one of the major Welsh saints,there has been a church on this elevated site since the 6th century, the congregation is proud of the church’s association with the family of Victorian Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone.

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