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CHURCH OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH, GORSEINON

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NPRN 421515

Map Reference SS59NE

Grid Reference SS5851998619

Unitary (Local) Authority Swansea

Old County Glamorgan

Community Gorseinon

Type of Site CHURCH

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period 20th Century

Site Description The Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon was built in 1967 to a circular fan design by Robert Robinson in partnershipwith John Petts. Stained glass includes works by John Petts and Paul Quail.

It is a grade 2 listed building: 'Listed as an innovative church design which is a particularly articulate expression of Liturgical Movement principals, in its centralised planning and bold modernity, successfully integrating expressive, symbolic forms. A harmony of art and architecture is achieved, notably in the remarkable quality of the stained glass and fittings by John Petts.'

References:
Cadw listed buildings database
http://imagingthebible.llgc.org.uk/site/215

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