Current Services:

March 3. St David’s Day Celebration. Service at 11am at St David’s Heyope with Meinir Ronicle, followed by Festival Lunch at Knucklas Community Centre at 12.30 for 1pm.

March 6. ASH Wednesday, St Edward’s Knighton 10.30am; St Peter’s Evancoyd, 7pm.

March 17. Lent 2. Holy Communion. Canon Mark Beaton, 3pm.

March 31. Mothering Sunday, St Cynllo’s, Llangunllo, Benefice Service, Rev Leigh Spicer, 11am.

April 7. Lent 5. Morning Worship, Audrey Green, 3pm.


Canon Mark Beaton
The Rectory
School Lane
New Radnor
Tel: 01544 350342
Email: revmarkbeaton@gmail.com


Judy North 01547 529165
Laura Woodside-Jones 01547 520266


Judy North: 01547 529165


Ann Edwards: 01547 510631

St David's
St David’s Church

St David’s Parish Church is located in the remote and beautiful Heyope Valley near the small market town of Knighton. It forms part of the ancient deanery of Maelienydd, in the diocese of Swansea and Brecon. It stands on raised ground; on the north side it overlooks the Ffrwdwen brook, a small stream which flows down to the river Teme. Between 1880 and 1882 the church was completely rebuilt to the design of the eminent Victorian ecclesiastical architect, J.L. Pearson, who designed pleasing church architectural features for this small country church. The even proportions and use of light create a serene atmosphere inside the church.


St David’s Heyope is located on the minor road off the B4355, Knighton to Newtown. Take the Knucklas turning and continuing under the viaduct towards Heyope. It is approximately 5 kilometres (3 miles) from Knighton. Grid Reference: (Map Explorer 201) SO 746239.


A plan of all the graves in the churchyard is available here with live links to details.

Details of all graves are here.

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