St Anne’s Church, Talygarn

St Anne's church Talygarn

St Ann’s church lies on the south side of Brynsadler.

It was built in 1887 to designs of G.T.Clark of Talygarn House, well-known antiquary and the manager of the Dowlais Ironworks, in memory of his wife Ann Price Clark (d.1885) (details on memorial tablet).

The church stands next to an older chapel of ancient foundation, which had been restored in 1687 by Sir Leoline Jenkins,

Designed in a generally Perpendicular style with Decorated east window, it consists of three-bay nave with porch, lower and narrower chancel with lean-to vestry against the gable end, and four-square three-stage south tower built against the chancel.