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ST GRWST'S CHURCH, LLANRWST

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NPRN 55093

Map Reference SH76SE

Grid Reference SH79746161

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Llanrwst

Type of Site CHURCH

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Medieval

Site Description The nave of St Grwst's church, Llanrwst was built in the 15th century. The church has a 19th century tower and north aisle. An attached chapel was added by Sir John Wynn in the 17th century with fittings in the 'Artisan Renaissance' style including: panelled walls, low-pitched camber-beam roof and a 13th century coffin alleged to be that of Llewelyn the Great. The church is constructed of grey rubble and has a castellated tower of roughly coursed rubble and a chapel of dark grey stone; all with limestone dressings. It has an exceptional fifteenth to sixteenth century lofted rood screen with carved oak emblems.

Source: CADW listed buildings database.

RCAHMW, 7 November 2007.

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