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What was here before the houses? PDF Print E-mail

The area we now know as Danescourt, Cardiff was the original parish of Radyr.

St John's church and the orginal hamlet date back to the 13th Century.  A manor house stood where the gardens of 5 to 19 Heol Aradur are now.

A new manor house, Radyr Court, was built in the 15th Century. It was two storeys around a central court yard. This was partly demolished in 1830 however the surviving wings were turned in to a farm house and are now the Radyr Court Inn.

To find out more about the history of the area see  'Twixt Chain and Gorge - A History of Radyr and Morganstown' by the Radyr and Morganstown New Horizons History Group. ISBN 0951488740 Try here to buy a copy

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 October 2010 08:33
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