St Michael's Church

Cardiff, United Kingdom

St Michael's Church was probably built by the Reigny family; earliest records of it date to the Taxation of Norwich in 1254, where it was referred to as St Michael de Renny and was valued at four marks. The parish at one time consisted of the Manor of Michaelston-le-Pit and the church was an advowson included with the manor in the 15th and 17th centuries. By 1563, a cleric was in residence.

The church has many items which date to medieval times, including a baptismal font which was lost at the time of the Battle of St Fagans and was later discovered in a local field. It also has the only triple decker pulpit found in the Vale of Glamorgan. The lychgate of the churchyard is a memorial to local soldiers killed in World War I.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Polly Owens (3 years ago)
St Michaels is so warm and welcoming to all. Some of us travel quite a distance to be there but we wouldn't go anywhere else.
Rose of Tralee (5 years ago)
The entrance is accessible but someone will need to open and close the doors for you. The entire ground floor is accessible. I think the first floor is offices. The community is wonderful, warm, welcoming and totally inclusive.
Lauwerys Neil (5 years ago)
Caring, inclusive Church, with a friendly relaxed culture.
Sylvia Mabe Makoji-Ademu (5 years ago)
Small, warm, friendly church! Rev Caroline is fantastic!
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