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This substantial church, nestling beneath the huge oil refinery, has been in the care of the Friends of Friendless churches for 13 years.

The refinery suffered a calamitous explosion in 1994 which shifted the roof of the church and led to the evacuation of the village.

This Grade I listed, largely medieval, church with an especially tall Pembrokeshire tower and a complicated ground plan which has 4 chapels, each built by the occupants of the 4 significant houses in the parish.

The interior retains medieval sculptures and effigy and a very fine Rococo monument.

The church will be open for visitors and will have short guides available for visitors to read in the church and to take home.

Rhoscrowther, Dyfed, Pembrokeshire SA71 5SJ

Access from Pembroke: follow signs to south of town centre to “Valero”, last turn to the right is signposted “Rhoscrowther”. Drive past refinery go down chicane and then you see church.

There are two approaches to Rhoscrowther from the road to Angle, one decidedly less busy that the other. You can follow signs to Valero which allows you to bypass Pembroke. Only road in village is Pleasant View.

 


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