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Church of St David

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwyn Bay, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2937 / 53°17'37"N

Longitude: -3.7265 / 3°43'35"W

OS Eastings: 285019

OS Northings: 378800

OS Grid: SH850788

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZFC.01

Mapcode Global: WH655.QGNW

Plus Code: 9C5R77VF+F9

Entry Name: Church of St David

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14708

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Behind the larger Church of Saint Paul, opposite the Police station.

County: Conwy

Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)

Community: Colwyn Bay

Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built as the Welsh Church in a 1902-3, by Douglas and Fordham, architects, of Chester.


Squared random limestone rubble with red sandstone dressings, and red plain tiled roof. A low building comprising nave with apsidal chancel at the west end. Perpendicaular style. Entrance in E facing gable in lean-to timber framed porch, with 3-light traceried window above. The main body of the church is articulated as 4 unequally sized bays by raking buttresses, with flat headed windows of 2 and 3 lights. A slate hung bell turret surmounts the roof at the east end, square in plan, raking up to an angled spirelet.


Single space divided into 5 bays by hammerbeam trusses, with simple chamfered wood arch and wrought iron scrolled rails made by a local blacksmith, David Jones, to apsidal sanctuary.

Reasons for Listing

Part of the an important group with the Church of Saint Paul, the Church Hall, and also with the Police Station opposite.

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