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Wall along S side of churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7366 / 51°44'11"N

Longitude: -4.3063 / 4°18'22"W

OS Eastings: 240847

OS Northings: 206724

OS Grid: SN408067

Mapcode National: GBR GP.TL6D

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.9MT3

Entry Name: Wall along S side of churchyard

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Last Amended: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20191

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on N side of Lady Street, between Parish Room and track to No 17 Lady Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Kidwelly

Community: Kidwelly (Cydweli)

Community: Kidwelly

Locality: Kidwelly/Cydweli

Built-Up Area: Kidwelly

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Late C18 to early C19 churchyard wall, built using industrial slag from mineral smelting.


Rubble stone wall, some 2m high to road, with band of squared slag blocks at mid height, and slag block coping of rounded triangular section. 14m from parish room to churchyard gate, with square rubble piers and C20 iron gates. 43m to upper gateway with square rubble piers, stone caps and earlier C19 iron gates with scrolled finials. Short rebuilt length to right of gateway.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the Church of St Mary, and of interest for the use of industrial slag.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Church of Saint Mary
    Situated in centre of Kidwelly in large walled churchyard.
  • II Kidwelly Town Hall
    Situated in centre of Kidwelly on corner of Lady Street and Causeway Street.
  • II Morfa House
    Situated in terraced row on main road (A 484) some 40m S of Kidwelly Bridge.
  • II Castle Mill
    Situated on N bank of Gwendraeth Fach, some 100m E of Kidwelly Bridge, reached by lane running S fro
  • II Capel Sul
    Situated on W side of main road (A 484) prominently overlooking Kidwelly Bridge.
  • II Kidwelly Bridge/Pont Cydweli
    Situated on main road (A 484) crossing Gwendraeth Fach, between Bridge Street and New Street.
  • II Ruined Warehouse By Kidwelly Bridge
    Situated on E side of main road (A 484) overlooking NE end of Kidwelly Bridge.
  • II* The Town Gate
    Situated at SW end of Castle Street, some 130m WSW of Kidwelly Castle.

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