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Wall of the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin with the attached War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4871 / 51°29'13"N

Longitude: -3.2675 / 3°16'3"W

OS Eastings: 312087

OS Northings: 177221

OS Grid: ST120772

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KGT0

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.9WYC

Plus Code: 9C3RFPPJ+RX

Entry Name: Wall of the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin with the attached War Memorial

Listing Date: 28 January 1963

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13872

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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Probably late C19 but with later alterations and repairs. Lychgate incorporated in the wall in 1885 (qv) and War Memorial added in c1920.


Low stone rubble wall with roughly embattled coping but with rendered coping towards south end on south-west side of churchyard. The wall incorporates both the War Memorial, and the Lychgate (qv) and then curves round to follow Greenwood Lane where there is another small gate. The War Memorial dates from c1920 and is an unadorned design in unpolished granite with a plinth of three steps which carries an obelisk type shaft and a cross-head.

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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