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Churchyard wall and gateways, Church of St Llwydian

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodffordd, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2583 / 53°15'29"N

Longitude: -4.3665 / 4°21'59"W

OS Eastings: 242236

OS Northings: 376087

OS Grid: SH422760

Mapcode National: GBR HNL2.W1L

Mapcode Global: WH42S.WCWH

Entry Name: Churchyard wall and gateways, Church of St Llwydian

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24561

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Enclosing an irregularly shaped churchyard, at the N side of the road linking the A5 with the B5109 at Bodffordd.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Bodffordd

Community: Bodffordd

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

The churchyard wall and SE and SW gated entrances were probably erected when the church was rebuilt in the mid C19; the SW entrance includes a C15 doorway.

Exterior

Low rubble wall with roughly embattled coping. The principal entrance to the church is in the SW wall, the walling stepped up above C15 doorway with 2 centred arch. There is another gateway in the SE wall, also stepped up over a pointed arched gateway, probably built in the mid C19 to match the principal entrance.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good vernacular rural churchyard wall which includes 2 well-detailed entrances, one with a C15 doorway. Forms a group with the adjacent Church of St Llwydian.

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