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Latitude: 51.5987 / 51°35'55"N
Longitude: -4.9367 / 4°56'12"W
OS Eastings: 196707
OS Northings: 192954
OS Grid: SR967929
Mapcode National: GBR G8.K1T5
Mapcode Global: VH1SL.D20T
Entry Name: St Govan's Chapel and Well
Scheduled Date: 2 July 1958
Source ID: 3071
Cadw Legacy ID: PE321
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period: Early Medieval
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Stackpole and Castlemartin (Stackpole a Chastellmartin)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a small medieval chapel, built on a ledge in a fissure of the cliff.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. The site forms an important element within the wider medieval landscape. The site is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of evidence relating to chronology, layout, building techniques and functional detail. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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