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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00649m Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Darran Valley Unitary authority : Caerphilly NGR : ST12499928 Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Chapel Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : First mentioned in the 12th century (Arch Camb 1901, 58-9). At Capel Gwladys are the remains of an ancient chapel which consisted of western tower, nave and chancel, within an enclosure.
Description : First mentioned in the 12th century (Arch Camb 1901, 58-9). At Capel Gwladys are the remains of an ancient chapel which consisted of western tower, nave and chancel, within an enclosure. Now represented by restored foundations; enclosure with rounded corners bounded by a drystone wall or earthwork (information either contractory or refers to two enclosures) (OS card ST 19 NW 1). (Rees's map of Wales and the Borders in 14th century gives the name as Eglwyswladys.) Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database
, Archwilio App Submission
Evans, E M , 2003 , Early Medieval Ecclesiastical sites in Southeast Wales: Desk based assessment
Taylor, B , 2014 , Digital photograph (1); Capel Gwladys
03/PM Desc Text//Bush FK/1901/Archaeol Cambrensis/pp58-9;
01/MM Record Card/OS//1956/ST 19 NW 1/;
02/PM Desc Text//Evans CJO/1944/Glam Its Hist & Topog/pp196-208;
07/MM Record Card/OS//1979/ST 19 NW 1/;
05/PM Desc Text/RISW//1901/Archaeol Cambrensis/Vol1 p61 Smith Ser
08/PM Mention//Dr Gray Birch W/1897/Hist of Margam Abbey/Chap3 p18;
06/PM Desc Text/RCAHM//1976/Glam Invent/part 3;
04/MM Photo/GGAT/Lewis W/1980//;
09/MM Desc Text/CADW/Whittle E/1985/AM 107/
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project
012/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report /11/01/2007/Copy in further information file.
Events : E001386 : Early medieval ecclesiastical sites in Southeast Wales desk based assessment (year : 2004)