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S, SE & NW Churchyard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4611 / 51°27'39"N

Longitude: -3.4491 / 3°26'56"W

OS Eastings: 299424

OS Northings: 174560

OS Grid: SS994745

Mapcode National: GBR HK.M55G

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.5JGT

Plus Code: 9C3RFH62+C9

Entry Name: S, SE & NW Churchyard Walls

Listing Date: 3 February 1981

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13188

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On opposite side of churchyard from entrance in Church Street.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Locality: Cowbridge

Built-Up Area: Cowbridge

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

In 1815 an Act of Vestry resolved that the Burial Ground "be enclosed in"; previously there seems to have been a fence.

Exterior

Walls of stone rubble with very rough coping on south and south-east sides. On North-west side, the churchyard wall also comprises the wall to the former fives court to Cowbridge Grammar School; this wall becomes very high at North-east end of court where it continues Northwards as far as end pier and railings at Church Street churchyard entrance. On south-west side, the churchyard wall also comprises the rear wall of the late C19 Cowbridge Grammar School wing.

Reasons for Listing

Early C19 walls defining parish church yard; group value with parish church.

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