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The parish church of Saint Cadoc
Vale of Glamorgan
Population 736 (2001)
Community Llancarfan
Principal area Vale of Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Barry
Postcode district CF62
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
List of places
Vale of Glamorgan

Llancarfan is a rural Barry near Cowbridge, has a pub and a well-known parish church, the site of Saint Cadoc's 6th-century clas, famed for its learning. Cainnech of Aghaboe, Caradoc of Llancarfan and many other Welsh holy men studied there.[1] At the 2001 census, the community had a population of 736.[2]

The spacious church, which in the later Conservation-restoration work is currently being undertaken to reveal the full mural.


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  2. ^ "Parish Headcounts: Llancarfan". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

External links

  • St Cadoc's Church, Llancarfan
  • Llancarfan Society Web Page

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