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Latitude: 52.006 / 52°0'21"N
Longitude: -3.2486 / 3°14'54"W
OS Eastings: 314392
OS Northings: 234914
OS Grid: SO143349
Mapcode National: GBR YW.HSYQ
Mapcode Global: VH6BN.MVZ1
Plus Code: 9C4R2Q42+CH
Entry Name: Detached belltower at the church of St. Mary
Listing Date: 28 September 1961
Last Amended: 15 December 1995
Source ID: 16833
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Located within the churchyard of the Church of St. Mary, approximately 10m NE of the chancel.
Built-Up Area: Bronllys
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Tagged with: Bell tower
Exterior: Probably C13. A detached bell tower for the church. Tightly laid laminated sandstone with a tiled pyramidal roof. Central weathercock. The tower is of two stages, the lower set on a low plinth, the upper stepped in and having two ogee-headed openings on each side. Further small rectangular lights on the E, N and W sides. Modern door on W side facing towards church.
Included at Grade II* as an early medieval structure, contemporary with the occupation of the castle and as a rare surviving British example of a detached medieval belltower.
Reference: Haslam, R. 'Buildings of Wales' Powys (1979), 302.
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