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|Description ||A pic of St Govan's Chapel from the 1970s when I had a cheap camera. So it is a bit colourless. St Govan (Gobhan) was the founding abbot of Dairinis-Insula, Co Wexford, Ireland in 530 AD. He journeyed to SW Wales with St Ailbeus (Elvis). Govan became a hermit here, while St Elvis baptised St David. The place-name St Elvis near Solva recalls him. The saint was buried neneath the stone altar in the chapel, where there is also a spring. Red soil from around the chapel site was made into poultices to cure sore eyes. The holy well in the rocks below the chapel was a source of many miracles.|
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