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This website is sponsored by Richard Baker of Park Lodge International Ltd. and also, very kindly, by Dave Forward of Vision Internet Ltd ( of Cheshire in memory of Jean Marauschat who died on 22nd September, 2016.  Jean worked so hard to keep the beautiful church alive and flourishing.  She will be sadly missed.

The PCC have changed the Sunday Services and will now be 11.15am Holy Communion on the first Sunday of the month and 6pm 1662 Evensong on the third Sunday of the month.

 Carol Singing around Pontrilas – see the Carol Singing web page by clicking here

The village name suggests that the original dedication was to the 5th century nun Saint Cein / Keyne, or more possibly her sister Saint Ceingar. Both daughters of King Brychan of Brycheiniog / Breconshire, Saint Ceingar’s son was the Saint Cynidr of Kenderchurch. Certainly Saint Ceingar founded a Church, usually said to be in Maelienydd, north-east Radnorshire, but it could have been the Church at Kentchurch. Although the present Church is in the style of c.1290-1350, it was rebuilt in 1859 by the Scudamore family of nearby Kentchurch Court. A number of 17th and 18th monuments and floor-slabs were retained from the old Church. That commemorating John Scudamore, 1616, also depicts his widow and their ten children, one a baby in a cradle. The bells were cast by the famous firm of Abraham Rudhall of Gloucester, who cast hundreds of bells between 1684 and 1835.

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Pontrilas Post Office


🌟Countryside Alliance Winners 🌟
We are so thrilled & so honoured to receive this very prestigious Award 🌟

19 hours ago

What good that money would do if invested into a real life working community project that benefits all of the area.

Great news from Ewyas Harold GPC
Kemble Centre

9.2 Ewyas Harold Festival of Arts have requested that they can use the grounds and centre to similar terms as was used in 2017. This was unanimously ... See more

22 hours ago
Wyldwood Arts

This will be happening in Pontrilas - So much great work being done by Sonya and Nigel at the Post Office but did not get a mention in the Neighbourhood plan. The work they are doing is really ... See more

#ThrowbackThursday to our fantastic #intergenerational project with Steam Mills Primary School and Crossroads Care Forest of Dean and Herefordshire led by Josie Tanya and Amanda Rogerson. We ... See more

4 days ago
This 2-Minute Cartoon Teaches Infant CPR And Should Be Shared With Every Parent You Know

A new video from St. John Ambulance teaches parents how to perform CPR on an infant. If your baby stopped breathing, would you know how to perform infant CPR? The scary reality is that about a quar…

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