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SHRI SWAMINARAYAN MANDIR TEMPLE, GRANGETOWN

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NPRN 414969

Map Reference ST17NE

Grid Reference ST17717568

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Grangetown

Type of Site TEMPLE

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Modern

Site Description Marked by three white stone spires in the style of a traditional Hindu temple, each marking an altar inside the building, the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir temple was the first Swaminarayan temple in Wales. Opened in 1982, it acquired its distinctive appearance following major refurbishment work between 2005 and 2007. The First Minister for Wales, Rhodri Morgan, visited the temple in 2008 to celebrate Diwali.

Recorded during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance.

T. Driver, RCAHMW 2011

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