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Coychurch Cemetery Entrance Walls, Gates and Pillar

A Grade II Listed Building in Coychurch Lower (Llangrallo Isaf), Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.51 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -3.5421 / 3°32'31"W

OS Eastings: 293081

OS Northings: 180139

OS Grid: SS930801

Mapcode National: GBR HF.J5RK

Mapcode Global: VH5HK.K99R

Plus Code: 9C3RGF65+25

Entry Name: Coychurch Cemetery Entrance Walls, Gates and Pillar

Listing Date: 31 October 2001

Last Amended: 31 October 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25839

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the hillside above Coychurch on the main road to Coity and just E of the late C20 estate development of Brackla.

County: Bridgend

Community: Coychurch Lower (Llangrallo Isaf)

Community: Coychurch Lower

Locality: Coychurch

Built-Up Area: Bridgend

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Complex built in 1970 as the Mid Glamorgan Crematorium by architect Maxwell Fry of Fry Drew and Partners, engineer and surveyor Mansel Matthews, contractors Arthur Phillips and Son. Some later C20 alterations to lodge.


Cemetery entrance comprises to left a tall and uneven pillar of roughly coursed stone with echos of a cenotaph, standing in front of a low curved rubble wall with assymetrical gateway comprising semi-circular pier to left and a swept wall to right and metal double gates. The wall extends to right to incorporate a much altered lodge.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an integral part of the designed cemetery complex and for group value with the Chapel of Remembrance and the main chapel complex of Capel Crallo and Capel Coity.

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