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Church of St Dyfan and St Teilo

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4172 / 51°25'1"N

Longitude: -3.2741 / 3°16'26"W

OS Eastings: 311495

OS Northings: 169458

OS Grid: ST114694

Mapcode National: GBR HT.PTCC

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.6MGX

Plus Code: 9C3RCP8G+V9

Entry Name: Church of St Dyfan and St Teilo

Listing Date: 18 September 1962

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13177

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Merthyr Dyfan

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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C13 nave and chancel, C16 W tower, restoration of 1857 added porch, and altered windows. Restoration of tower 1909, and other parts of church in 1970s.


Grey rubble with quoins in red stone; bathstone dressings, slate roofs. Square unbuttressed W tower has shallow staircase projection to N, castellated parapet on corbels, 4 stages. Steeply-pitched gabled S porch with Gothic arch, stone benches, window to E side. To L of porch, window with cusped head and square hoodmould, to R of porch, window with 2 cusped lights (square hoodmould), further window to R. N elevation of nave has 2-light window to W, single light window to E. Chancel has two lancets to S, high 2-light E window.

In churchyard to S of church is base of medieval Churchyard cross consisting of square socket on base of 2 square steps.


Chamfered chancel arch; C15/C16 arch-braced roof. Gothic wooden reredos of 1933, original medieval altar slab replaced 1974.

Reasons for Listing

Church graded II* as substantially complete late medieval building.

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