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ST HELEN'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, CAERPHILLY

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NPRN 14329

Map Reference ST18NE

Grid Reference ST15288733

Unitary (Local) Authority Caerphilly

Old County Glamorgan

Community Caerphilly

Type of Site CHURCH

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The original St Helen's church is shown on 4th edition OS 25" mapping dated c.1937. A replacement church was built in 1960 to the designs of Thomas Price. St Helen's is one the largest of Price's designs for a number of Catholic churches in Wales. The church was again redesigned in c2000. Artworks include a set of wooden (oak) relief carvings by Caroline Mackensie from 1999-2000, and a nimbed lamb with a cross, and a small chalice below from 1960, situated on the exterior front wall.

References:
http://sthelenscaerphilly.com/history/
http://imagingthebible.llgc.org.uk//site/351

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