Tam and I have been intrigued by this roadside sign as we head towards Brecon on the old road (it was the Turnpike road apparently). Thursday was a lovely sunny day, and before tea we decided to head out to check out the site of this church.
We crossed a field of sheep, with a dewpond from all the recent rain (only one day without rain in the entire month!) and crossed a little stream. On the left was a pile of rubble, which we thought looked like it might be stone from the demolished church. This was on our right, with quite a lot of tree growing up through the walls, but it was TINY. The rendered walls had lines drawn on them to suggest stonework. We decided this couldn't possibly have been it, but was perhaps a tiny Sunday School back in the day?
Beyond the rubble was a circular graveyard wall, made of dressed stone. We headed towards it past the rubble - obvious huge stone flags there and old oak beams.
The original Church dated from the late medieval or late 18th C using local stone and a slate roof. was rebuilt in 1882 and is described on one site as "an ancient, mean edifice, possessing no claim to architectural notice . . . in a very bleak situation . . . It is a remarkably small church, measuring only thirty-one feet and a half by seventeen feet." (I would credit this if I hadn't just copied and pasted bits from half a dozen different sites, Genuki included). This alter was built after the church was demolished in 1964, although it was closed for divine service in 1916 and finally deconsecrated in 1963.