First Baptist Church in Wales. 1649 AD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 35.122 W 004° 05.414
30U E 424466 N 5715486
Quick Description: Site of the First Baptist Church in Wales UK. AD 1649 The plaque on this ruin was unveiled in 1928 by David Lloyd George
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 12:48:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMCZV6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 4

Long Description:
These Remains of the first Baptist Chapel in Wales.
are situated in a wooded Valley. & can only be reached by foot.

The Memorial plaque reads -

"Gorau Cof. Cof Crefydd"
To commemorate the foundation in this Valley
of the First Baptist Church in Wales 1649 -60.and to honour the memory of its founder John Myles.
This ruin is the site of the pre reformation chapel of the Trinity Well, and is claimed by tradition as a meeting place of the above Cromwellian Church.
This memorial has been erected with the permission of Admiral A.W. Heneage-yman
And was unveiled by the Rt Hon D. LLoyd George on 13th June 1928.

David Lloyd George, the Welshman who was British prime minister from 1916 to 1922.

Date Built: 1/1/1649

Age of Church building determined by?: plaque as shown in photo.

Service Times:
Historic Ruin, Chapel no longer used.


Church Address:
Walk 2 bridges Upstream (100yds)
Gower Inn (Car Park) Parkmill
Swansea, Wales UK
SA3 2EQ
Type: Remnant

Fee: no

Hours:
Dawn to Dusk


Related URL: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Original photographs showing additional views of the Ruin/Remnant or even just its current condition are encouraged. Please describe your visit, especially if no additional photos are available. Did you like the Ruin or Remnant? What prompted you to see the Ruin or Remnant?
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Preserved Architectural Remnants and Ruins
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
veritas vita visited First Baptist Church in Wales. 1649 AD 4/15/2012 veritas vita visited it