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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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