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Former Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3944 / 51°23'39"N

Longitude: -3.2886 / 3°17'18"W

OS Eastings: 310443

OS Northings: 166940

OS Grid: ST104669

Mapcode National: GBR HS.RHHD

Mapcode Global: VH6FQ.Y69W

Plus Code: 9C3R9PV6+QH

Entry Name: Former Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 30 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13395

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Near junction with Park Avenue, in churchyard with C18 and early C19 monuments.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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1874-76 on site of medieval church of Barry village; architect John Romilly Allen, who claimed to have followed general outline of old church. Became redundant in early C20 after building of nearby All Saints' Church 1908; now used as scouting centre.


Lancet style. Grey stone with bathstone dressings, slate roofs with inserted lights. Nave with double belcote, S porch, lower chancel, low stepped buttresses to angles. To W, stepped belcote with 2 bell arches; lancet window over which is shallow corbelled arch which runs up into belcote. S gabled porch with pointed doorway, low clasping buttresses; to W of porch, lancet, to R, paired window, and lancet; N wall of nave has 3 lancets. Chancel (stepped down) has two lancets to S wall, triple lancet E window, N wall has single lancet, and lean-to vestry.


Finely dressed limestone, painted over. Converted to 2-storeys for use as Scouting centre.

Reasons for Listing

Included principally for historic interest.

Group value.

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