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Lychgate at entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.487 / 51°29'13"N

Longitude: -3.2675 / 3°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 312092

OS Northings: 177209

OS Grid: ST120772

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KGV4

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.9WZG

Plus Code: 9C3RFPPM+Q2

Entry Name: Lychgate at entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Listing Date: 6 October 1977

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13870

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the centre of St Fagans village.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)

Community: St. Fagans

Locality: St Fagans

Built-Up Area: St Fagans

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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1885. Given by Mr Robert Forrest.


Squared limestone walls. Welsh slate gabled roof with scissors truss and with arch-braced king post at each end; trefoil headed arcading between roof and side walls. Cross on outer face of gable. Pair of wooden gates in south-west side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a part of the important group of historic estate buildings at the centre of St. Fagans village.

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