ST JOHN'S CHURCH, LLANDENNY

Site Details



NPRN
221237
Map Reference
SO40SW
Grid Reference
SO41510393
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Raglan
Type of Site
CHURCH
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Medieval

Site Description

Built in the Gothic style, long-wall entry type. A. prominent feature of this Church is the integral tower. Present status [2002] : unknown

GGAT PRN = 00932G

Essentially Romanesque, though the roofs, tower, and most of the windows are C15, and chancel windows are C14. Restored 1860-65, and again early C20. Rubble stone with stone-tiled roof. Consists of nave, chancel, tower, S porch, and N vestry. Exposed stone interior. C19 barrel-vaulted roof to nave. Broad, low chancel arch, possibly C14. Font dated 1661 with Jacobean-type ornament to octagonal bowl. Ornate Arts and Crafts Gothic rails across chancel arch, of 1904. Plain C19 pews.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 16/09/2003

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