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OUR LADY AND ST CYNFIL CATHOLIC CHAPEL, PENRHOS POLISH CARE HOME

Site Details



NPRN 421447

Map Reference SH33SW

Grid Reference SH3347534143

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llanbedrog

Type of Site CHAPEL

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period 20th Century

Site Description Polskie Osiedle Penrhos Polish Home is owned by the Polish Housing Society Limited which was founded in 1949. RAF Penrhos airbase was leased from the Air Ministry for the purpose of housing Polish ex-service men and women who remained in the UK after the Second World War. In 1964 it was purchased outright. The Church of Our Lady and St Cynfil (KosciĆ³l pw. Matki Bozej i sw. Cynfila) serves the Catholic community at the residential home.