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Church of St Illtyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Village, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5708 / 51°34'14"N

Longitude: -3.3266 / 3°19'35"W

OS Eastings: 308155

OS Northings: 186604

OS Grid: ST081866

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.DCXW

Mapcode Global: VH6DR.9S66

Plus Code: 9C3RHMCF+89

Entry Name: Church of St Illtyd

Listing Date: 31 October 1954

Last Amended: 19 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25541

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At corner of St Illtyd Road and Church Road

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Llantwit Fardre (Llanilltud Faerdref)

Community: Llantwit Fardre

Locality: Upper Church Village

Built-Up Area: Church Village

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Nave and chancel said to date from around 1525; west tower dated 1636. Large extensions to S side of nave 1972-74.

Exterior

Brown rubble with slate roofs; nave, lower chancel, rendered tower. Tower has saddle-back roof, and round-headed W doorway; datestone with inscription "This stee/ple was made AM/DOM 1636/ Thomas Robt/ (Builder?)".
Nave has 2 windows, camber-headed window to W, and two 2-light Gothic windows. Chancel has 2-light N window, and 2-light Gothic E window.
On S side, modern extension in matching materials runs along whole elevations of nave and chancel; pitched roof next to nave; flat roof next to chancel; square-headed mullioned windows.

Interior

Nave with segmental plaster ceiling; chancel with 2 arch-braced trusses. Stained glass in nave (NW) by Frank Roper.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for surviving early fabric

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