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Cathays Cemetery

Introduction

Cathays is a well-preserved large Victorian multi-denominational cemetery, retaining most of its original layout and ornamental evergreen planting. It contains some elaborate and interesting memorials dating from 1859 onwards.

Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • Cardiff Council

    County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff., CF10 4UW
Features
  • Gate
  • Description: Cemetery gateway.
  • Chapel
  • Description: Mortuary chapels.
Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This is a municipal cemetery for general public use.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Cathays
Designations
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW(Gm)19(CDF)
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: cemetery gateway and forecourt walls
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: mortuary chapels and reception room
  • Grade: II
History

History

The cemetery was originally called Cardiff New Cemetery, and was opened in 1859.

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
References

References

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