Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and favourite of Elizabeth I, began building Leicester's Church in 1578. It was dedicated to St David and was apparently part of Leicester’s plan to transfer the See from St Asaph to Denbigh. In 1584, work was suspended and the structure remained incomplete on his death in 1588. The church was originally conceived as a ten bay arcaded rectangular church. The imposing ruins are the remains of the first and probably the most ambitious Protestant church to be started after the reformation.
See www.visitdenbigh.co.uk for further details.
Address: Leicester’s Church, Bull Lane, Denbigh, LL16 3SN.
Getting there - From in front of the Library in High Street turn left and walk up Bull Lane to the Town Walls entrance, turn left and follow the road round to the Church.
Nearest bus stops: 150m up the High Street. Bus services 51, 52 to Denbigh.