The second church we went to was SS. Afran, Ieuan, and Sannan in Llantrisant.   It was of truly spectacular remoteness, down a farm track, across a field, down another track, and there it is:-

Inside is L-shaped, bare apart from box pews, but with two unexpectedly fine wall monuments, a baroque one  with cherubs and a neoclassical one in slate:-


2 thoughts on “Llantrisant

  1. In stark contrast to this lovely isolated Llantrisant church is the headquarters of the Royal Mint,on an indutrial estate, on the outskirts of Llantrisant. 8 Acres of brutalist buildings behind razor wire fences. I got to know it well when designing a head and shoulders style Britannia for the reverse of the new £2 coin, just coming into circulation now.

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