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Church of St Mary, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff

formerly in: Glamorgan


Church (Anglican)

Work on the building of the church began in July 1863 and it was opened in November 1864, at a cost of about 3800. It was designed by Arthur W. Blomfield and built to serve the Welsh-speaking congregation, known for that reason as St Mair's or Eglwys Y Fair Forwyn. It was closed in 1964 and demolished in 1966, and the site is now occupied by the St Mair's Day Centre.

The sculptural carving was by G. Whittington, of Newport, Shropshire, and some of the stained glass from the church, made by Jones & Willis and Robert Newbery, is now found at the Church of St Elvan in the town.


People associated with this site
   as architect: Arthur Blomfield


Works at this site:
image not available The Ascension
firm/studio: Jones & Willis Ltd
1906
Church of St Mary, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
east wall of the chancel

  St Anna and St Simeon St Anna and St Simeon
firm/studio: Robert J. Newbery
about 1904
Church of St Elvan, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
south wall of the south aisle
  King David and St Cecilia King David and St Cecilia
firm/studio: Jones & Willis Ltd
1914
Church of St Elvan, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
south wall of the south aisle

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SO00090276



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