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|Description ||The "Fort of the Old Church", as the name translates, lies near Laleston, South Wales. OS maps describe it as the site of the church of St Cewydd who lived c490AD. However the stones look older and the name may imply that people were aware of it's pagan past. SS875809|
|More delving into local history suggests that the name means "Field of the old church." My apologies for sloppy translation.|
|The church was raized in 1202 by the monks of Margam. Outside the field gate under the brambles is the base of a market cross,|
|Great pic Sem, and full of brooding atmosphere. That foreground stone looks almost human! Do you have a shot of its other face?|
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