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Latitude: 51.5504 / 51°33'1"N
Longitude: -3.1616 / 3°9'41"W
OS Eastings: 319554
OS Northings: 184139
OS Grid: ST195841
Mapcode National: GBR HY.FKG2
Mapcode Global: VH6F1.49Y9
Entry Name: Outdoor Baptistry by Lisvane Baptist Chapel
Listing Date: 6 October 1977
Last Amended: 28 April 2000
Source ID: 13934
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Close to the W end of the chapel and near the boundary wall to the road. On the lower S-facing slope of Caerphilly mountain NE of Lisvane.
Community: Lisvane (Llys-faen)
Locality: Craig Llysfaen
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Possibly associated with the Revival of 1841 when baptism of 52 adults is recorded.
A large square stone bath for baptismal immersion, some 3m deep, enclosed by stone walls part whitewashed, with tiered sides and with a flight of steps with railing leading to the bottom of the bath. The coping and treads of steps and tiered benches are of flat stones and there is a low stone stile to the enclosure.
Included as an unusual surviving outdoor baptistry; group value with the chapel.
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