kids encyclopedia robot

St Cadoc's Church, Penrhos facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
St Cadoc's Church, Penrhos, Monmouthshire
Church of St Cadoc
St Cadoc Parish Church, Penrhos - geograph.org.uk - 324127.jpg
51°48′05″N 2°50′54″W / 51.8013°N 2.8483°W / 51.8013; -2.8483Coordinates: 51°48′05″N 2°50′54″W / 51.8013°N 2.8483°W / 51.8013; -2.8483
Location Penrhos, Monmouthshire
Country Wales
Denomination Church in Wales
History
Status Parish church
Founded c15th century
Architecture
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 27 November 1953
Architectural type Church
Administration
Parish Penrhos
Deanery Raglan/Usk
Archdeaconry Monmouth
Diocese Monmouth
Clergy
Vicar(s) The Reverend Heidi Price

The Church of St Cadoc, Penrhos, Monmouthshire is a parish church with its origins in the 15th century. Restored in the 19th century, it remains an active parish church, and has recently undergone major renovation. The church is a Grade II* listed building.

History

The church is 15th century in origin, in a Perpendicular style. The church was restored in 1848 and again, under the direction of the architect John Prichard, in 1878. The tower was restored in 1905. By 2016 the church was in a poor state of repair and the nave was inaccessible, due to safety concerns. Restoration works have now been completed, supported by a grant of £121,00 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Architecture and description

The church is built of Old Red Sandstone. The style is Perpendicular.

kids search engine
St Cadoc's Church, Penrhos Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.