ST1789 : Grade II* listed Church of St Barrwg, Bedwas

taken 7 years ago, near to Bedwas, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Grade II* listed Church of St Barrwg, Bedwas
Grade II* listed Church of St Barrwg, Bedwas
The early medieval church is on high ground at the northern end of Church Street.
It is a Church in Wales church in the parish of Bedwas, Diocese of Monmouth.
Grade II* listed in November 1961.
Barrwg (or Baruc) was a 6th century disciple of Saint Cadoc. Giraldus Cambrensis (Gerald of Wales) in his Itinerarium Cambriae (Journey through Wales) of 1191 stated that the Barry (at that time a hamlet, now a large town in the Vale of Glamorgan) derived its name from Baruc whose remains are deposited in a chapel on Barry Island.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 171 891 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.6774N 3:11.8899W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 171 891
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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