Port Eynon, St Cattwg
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
St Cattwg was a native Welsh saint, born about 497 AD. The church may have been founded as early as the 6th century, possibly by St Cattwg's student, St Cenydd. The current building is completely Victorian, rebuilt at the expense of Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot of Penrice.
One oddity of the church is that it has neither an east nor a west window. I can't think of another British church that can say the same!
In the churchyard is a memorial to three men who lost their lives in a lifeboat disaster of 1916.
About Port Eynon, St Cattwg
Address: Port Eynon, Gower Peninsula, Gower, Glamorgan, Wales
Attraction Type: Historic Church
Location: on the A4118
Website: Port Eynon, St Cattwg
OS: SS465 852
Photo Credit: ceridwen, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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