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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3228 / 53°19'22"N

Longitude: -3.8323 / 3°49'56"W

OS Eastings: 278054

OS Northings: 382216

OS Grid: SH780822

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZP0.3L

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3RC1

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5808

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On corner with St Mary's Road.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Circa 1891 to 1893; designed by E Kirby.

Exterior

Gothic church faced with yellow stone with red sandstone ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Chancel with polygonal apse; 2-light windows, but larger 3-light end window set in gable. Nave of five bays, lean-to aisles, polygonal baptistry at south-west end of southern side aisle and porch at south-west end of northern side aisle. Clerestorey windows of three trefoil-headed lights in square-headed openings; aisle windows of two trefoil headed lights with quatrefoils in three-centred openings with dripstones. At south-west end of northern side aisle there is a high gabled porch with a statue of Our Lady of the Sea in canopied and crocketed niche in upper part of front wall of porch; porch entrance with pointed moulded arch. Large south-west end window of four-lights above south-western nave entrance with moulded pointed arch.

Interior

Inside, nave arches with circular columns, timber roof to nave and ribbed chancel roof; reredos with statues and reliefs in canopied niches; some stained glass.

Reasons for Listing

Well-designed C19 Roman Catholic church. Group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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