The Churches of Britain and Ireland


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Bassaleg, St. Basil the Great (CiW). Gerard Charmley (2011). Link. St. Basil (R.C.). Gerard Charmley (2011). The former Wesleyan Chapel (1870). Gerard Charmley (2010). Bethel Baptist Church, built 1825, re-built 1832 and enlarged 1872. Outdoor total immersion font. Both Gerard Charmley (2010).
Bettws, St. David. Henry D. The derelict Bettws Free Church. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Bishton, St. Cadwaldr. Former Presbyterian Hall, now a private residence. Both Gerard Charmley.
Brynglas, All Saints (CiW), demolished in the late 1980's. It was replaced on the same site by this new building. Both David Roberts. Link.

Caerleon, St. Cadoc. Link. Caerleon Baptist Church. The small plaque reads "1764, rebuilt 1821". Caerleon Methodist Church (1814). Catholic Church. All Gerard Charmley (2010). The disused Chapel of St. Cadoc's Hospital. Janet Gimber (2015).
Castleton, former Baptist Church. The congregation now meets in Marshfield. Link to current church. Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now Castleton Masonic Hall. Both David Roberts.
Christchurch, Holy Trinity. Another view, and an interior view. Although a Norman church, the interior is of the 1950's, following restoration after a fire in 1949. All Gerard Charmley (2010).

Goldcliff, St. Mary Magdalene. Another view. A preaching cross stands in the churchyard. Link. The former Congregational Chapel (1840), now in residential use. All Janet Gimber (2015).

Langstone, the Parish Church (dedication lost). ST 3713 8915. Gerard Charmley (2010). Grade II listed. Langstone Methodist Church on Catsash Road. ST 3701 8997. Gerard Charmley (2010). Langstone Vale Crematorium Chapel on Magor Road. Janet comments on the apparently identical design to that of the crematorium at Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire (for which see the Hoddesdon page), which is owned by the same company. Another view and the interior. ST 3879 8967. All Janet Gimber (2023). Link.
Llanfaches (or Llanvaches), Tabernacle U.R.C. Although the congregation was founded in 1639, the present building dates from 1802. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Llanmartin, St. Martin. ST 3946 8941. Margaret Woodley. Link.
Grade II listed. The site of Bethel Chapel (1838-1964). It's labelled on a map of 1901 as Presbyterian, and by Coflein as Calvinistic Methodist. A plaque has been set into the churchyard wall. ST 3936 8950. Both Janet Gimber (2023).
Llanwern, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view. The tall cross marks the grave of Lord Rhondda, who was in the WW1 government as Food Controller. Interior view. Both Gerard Charmley.
Lower Machen, St. Michael and All Angels. David Gallimore. Two further views - 1, 2. Both Gerard Charmley (2010). Link.

Maindee, Newport - see Newport.
Malpas, St. Mary (CiW). Another view. Both David Roberts.
Marshfield, St. Mary, which Gerard describes as "a very lovely church". Gateway Christian Centre. Both Gerard Charmley.
Michaelston-y-Fedw, St. Michael and St. Medwy. This is an ancient church, and part of the structure is Roman. Christian worship here may date back as far as the 5th century. Two interior views - 1, 2. The painted hatchments on the wall are of the Kemeys-Tynte family of Cefn Mably, who are buried here. All Gerard Charmley (2010).

Nash, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view. Link. Grade I listed. The former Baptist Chapel (General) at Pye Corner. It appears to be in residential use. All Janet Gimber (2015).

Peterstone Wentlooge, the former St. Peter, now a private residence. Gerard Charmley.

Redwick, St. Thomas the Apostle. Margaret Woodley. Link.
Rhiwderin, Tabernacle Congregational Church. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Rogerstone, St. John the Baptist (CiW). Link. Bethesda Baptist Church - a modern re-build on an old site. Link. Rogerstone Pentecostal Church. All Gerard Charmley (2011).

St. Brides Wentlooge, St. Bridget. Link. The former Rehoboth Chapel, now a guest-house. Both Gerard Charmley.
St. Julian's, Newport - see Newport.

Underwood, Baptist Free Church. Gerard Charmley (2010).

Whitson, the redundant St. Mary. Another view showing the leaning tower. Janet was told that the church will soon be converted to residential use. Both Janet Gimber (2015). Link. News item. Grade II* listed.
Wilcrick, St. Mary. There is a Preaching Cross in the churchyard. Both
Janet Gimber (2015). Link.





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