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Church of St David, Trostrey
Church of St David
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"A well restored medieval parish church"
Coordinates: 51°44′05″N 2°55′42″W / 51.7347°N 2.9283°W / 51.7347; -2.9283
Location Trostrey, Monmouthshire
Country Wales
Denomination Church in Wales
History
Status parish church
Founded early 14th century
Architecture
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 18 November 1980
Architectural type Church
Style Perpendicular
Administration
Parish Trostrey
Deanery Raglan/Usk
Archdeaconry Monmouth
Diocese Monmouth
Clergy
Vicar(s) The Reverend Canon T G Clement

The Church of St David, Trostrey, Monmouthshire, Wales, is a parish church with its origins in the 14th century. Its founder may have been Geoffrey Marshall, Lord of Trostrey Castle. The church was substantially rebuilt in the 16th century and restored by John Prichard in 1876–1877. It remains an active parish church.

History

The original church may have been founded by Geoffrey Marshall in the 14th century. However, a record exists of an earlier structure, dating from c. 1160. The church was reconstructed in the late 15th or early 16th centuries and restored in the Victorian era by John Prichard. St David's remains an active church in the parish of Trostrey.

Architecture and description

The church is built of grey rubble with dressings of Old Red Sandstone. The style is Perpendicular. The building comprises a nave, chancel, porch and a double bell gable. The interior contains a "fine baroque monument" to Charles Hughes of Trostrey Court, who died in 1676. The church is a Grade II* listed building.

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