The church stands on a prominent hilltop overlooking the sea and with views to the Isle of Man. An early cross slab from this site, now built into the church at Chapeltown, and a souterrain south of the church suggest Early Christian period activity on the hilltop. The ruin is of the medieval parish church, dedicated to St Nicholas, and there is a tradition that it was abandoned after a massacre. The long narrow church seems largely of 15th-century date, with a huge east window and opposed north and south doors, one with a draw-bar hole.
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