• Ferwig

    CARDIGAN ISLAND

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Ceredigion, Ferwig, Medieval, Period • 0 Comments

      History: There is evidence of a settlement here from the Post Roman period. On the island is a long embankment, dividing the land area into two, and an eroded circular enclosure containing the apparent foundations of buildings. There is also evidence of ploughing in the medieval and post-medieval periods. An extent of Cardigan...

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    FFYNNONBEDR CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Ceredigion, Chapel, Ferwig, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘Peter’s Well’. Thomas Jenkins and eleven members of the congregation of Capel Mair, Cardigan, founded Ffynnonbedr Chapel in 1865. Rev. William Davies of Capel Mair was the Minister here from the opening until 1871. In 1871 the chapel was unified with Capel Isaf, Llechryd, under Rev. William Rees. The following...

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    CARDIGAN ISLAND

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Ceredigion, Ferwig, Medieval, Period, Post-Medieval • 0 Comments

    History: There is evidence of a settlement here from the Post Roman period. An extent for 1268 refers to the island by a Norse name – “Hasti Holm“. It is marked as “Cardigan Island” on Saxton’s 1578 map and on John Speed’s map of 1610. On 13th July 1717 the island formed part of...

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