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Due to concerns over the spread of Coronavirus and the well-being of our visitors, this monument will be closed to the public until further notice. Please check the Cadw website for further updates.


Lonely chapel of a long-lost village

Standing alone in a field, roofless Runston Chapel cuts a solitary sight these days. However, when it was built in the early 12th century, it was part of the ancient village of Runston, a small settlement of 20 or so houses that existed as early as the 10th century. The village is now no more than a few ghostly bumps in the ground, but the ivy-covered chapel still retains its nave and perfectly arched chancel.


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1m (1.6km) NE of Crick, 3m (4.8km) SW of Chepstow, off A48
Caldicot 4m (6.4km).

For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.