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ST AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, RUMNEY

Site Details



NPRN 301444

Map Reference ST27NW

Grid Reference ST21427910

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Rumney

Type of Site CHURCH

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description 1. Built in the Perpendicular Gothic style, long-wall entry type. A prominent feature of this Church is the integral tower. Present status [2002] : unknown

2. Traditionally founded in 1108 and restored and enlarged in 1470. A battered stone wall church with slate roof, comprising of a SW belfry, 3-bay nave with lower chancel. The chancel has 2 Perpendicular windows in south-east and east wall. Internally the nave has doors adjacent to the chancel arch, leading to the roodloft. Three steps lead up from the nave to the belfry which has a flagstone floor and three chambers above ground floor.
(Source: Cadw listing description)
J Hill 07/05/2004

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