St Mary Virgin, Denbigh

St Mary Virgin, Denbigh
Record Type:
Daughter Church
Church code:
St Asaph
St Asaph

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* Listed Building
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in a Conservation Area

Buildings At Risk Status

On Buildings At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Buildings at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

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Summary Description

Denbigh was in Medieval times a borough situated on a north - south ridge the town became the county town of Denbighshire in 1536 and one of four administrative town in Wales (the others being Caernarfon, Carmarthen and Brecon), the location of chancery and exchequer courts. The county town status was transferred to Ruthin in 1899. A house ‘Gwaenynog’ owned by the Middleton family was the inspiration for the Beatrix Potter’s illustrations for her ‘Peter Rabbit’ book. The town’s parish church is set ‘out of town’. St Mary’s church is a daughter church. Reference The Encyclopaedia of Wales

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

Church Website:
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Sources and Further Information

View information on worship and access at this church on the Church In Wales web site
RCAHMW (2004) Coflein [Digital Archive/Document]
CPAT (2016) Historic Environment Record [Digital Archive/Document]