This website covers the churches of
St Augustine’s, Penarth
Holy Nativity, Penarth
St Dochdwy’s, Llandough
Holy Nativity (CF64 1JF)
Holy Nativity Church ‘greets’ you as you drive into Penarth, via Windsor Road.
Originally part of the Parish of Llandough with Cogan, Holy Nativity Church was consecrated by Bishop Richard Lewis on 29 January 1894.
Before that, in the mid 1880s, it met in an old stable in Dock Street Cogan.
In 1988 a bequest was used to purchase the Icon of ‘The Christ of the Eucharist’.
Shrine of Our Lady
The dedication as The Church of The Holy Nativity was very apt as the first sermon preached in the original stable church was on a Christmas Day.
The nave was burnt out by incendiary bombs on 4 March 1941. The Chancel arch was filled in with bricks and the congregation worshipped in the Chancel until the restoration. The building was re-
In 1956 the Parish boundaries were changed and Holy Nativity was transferred from the Parish of Llandough to the Parish of Penarth.
We welcome all from the community who want to use the church for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.
The church can seat up to 100 people.
In recent years, we have carried out extensive repairs to the walls around the grounds. This has meant clearing vegetation and trees which were cracking the wall and making it dangerous, and removing overgrown bushes. We have also removed diseased ash trees.
We are currently undertaking a project to replant and lay out the grounds, featuring new trees, perennial plants and a wild-
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