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Llandaff electoral ward of Cardiff
Llandaff electoral ward of Cardiff

Llandaff (Welsh Llandaf llan church + Taf) is a district in the city of Cardiff, Wales, having been incorporated into the city in 1922, and is also the name of a diocese of the Church in Wales, covering the most populous area of south Wales. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1944x2592, 3394 KB) Summary Llandaff Cathedral Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Llandaff Cathedral List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom Metadata This file contains additional... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... The River Taff is a large river in South Wales. ... Cardiff (English:  , Welsh: ) is the capital, largest and core city of Wales. ... This article is about the country. ... Flag of the Church in Wales The Church in Wales (Welsh: Yr Eglwys Yng Nghymru) is a member Church of the Anglican Communion, consisting of six dioceses in Wales. ...


Much of the cathedral's fabric dates from the 13th century. It was badly damaged by bombing during World War II, and subsequently restored by the architect George Pace. One of its main modern points of interest is the aluminium figure of Christ in Majesty (1954-5), by Jacob Epstein, which is suspended above the nave. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Jacob Epstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Sir Jacob Epstein (10 November 1880 – 19 August 1959) was an American-born Jewish sculptor who worked chiefly in the UK, where he pioneered modern sculpture, often producing controversial works that challenged taboos concerning what public artworks appropriately depict. ...


Llandaff is also home to a preparatory school (The Cathedral School), which Roald Dahl attended. Roald Dahl was also born here. Other famous births include singer Charlotte Church and choirmaster and organist Sir Ivor Atkins. BBC Wales have their headquarters there. The welsh artist Ivor Williams lived and painted in Llandaff House until his death in 1982. The independent GDST school, Howell's School Llandaff, is also based in the area and recently expanded from an all-girls school to include the co-educational Howell's Sixth Form College. It is also home to various popular celebrities such as Charlotte Church, Gavin Henson the asian bloke of ITV News fame, to name but a few. The area is served by rail at Llandaf railway station, and by local bus services 24, 25, 33, 33A, 60, 62 and 62A. A preparatory school, or prep school in the United Kingdom, and previously in the British Empire and so the Commonwealth in current English usage, is an independent school designed to prepare a student for fee-paying, secondary independent school (public school). ... unknown The Cathedral School, Llandaff is a coeducational Welsh prep school. ... Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a Welsh novelist, short story author and screenwriter of Norwegian parentage, famous as a writer for both children and adults. ... Charlotte Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed on 21 February 1986) is a Welsh pop singer and television presenter who rose to international fame in childhood as a popular classical singer. ... Sir Ivor Atkins (born Llandaff 29 November 1869, died Worcester 26 November 1953) was the choirmaster and organist at Worcester Cathedral for over 50 years. ... BBC Wales (Welsh: ) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation for Wales. ... C. Ivor Williams (1908 – 1982) was a Welsh artist. ... The Girls Day School Trust (GDST) is a group of 26 independent schools in England and Wales. ... Howell’s School Llandaff is a private school in Llandaff, Wales. ... French 1912 drawing of typical elements of railways Railway tracks running through a railway station in North East England, UK A railway yard in Portland, Oregon. ... Llandaf Railway Station is actually located a couple of miles north of Llandaff City in Llandaff North, a seperate village and community on the opposite side of the River Taff which flows down from the Welsh Valleys. ... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ...


Electoral ward

The electoral ward of Llandaff falls within the parliamentary constituency of Cardiff North. It is bounded by Radyr & Morganstown to the north west; Llandaff North to the north; Riverside to the west; Canton to the south; and Fairwater to the west. A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... Cardiff West (Gorllewin Caerdydd in Welsh) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Radyr and Morganstown electoral ward in Cardiff Radyr (strictly Radyr and Morganstown) is an outer suburb of the city of Cardiff, Wales. ... Llandaff North (Gogledd Ystum Tâf in Welsh) is a middle-class suburb located in the north of Cardiff, South Wales. ... Riverside is an inner-city area of Cardiff, Wales. ... Canton (Welsh: Treganna) is an inner-city area of west Cardiff, Wales. ... Fairwater electoral ward in Cardiff Fairwater (Welsh: Tyllgoed) is a village and district in north-west Cardiff. ...


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Llandaff Rowing Club (301 words)
Llandaff Rowing Club has not made its name solely for its rowing prowess but also for the friendly and fun loving way in which the members conduct themselves when competing at other regattas.
Llandaff is a friendly family orientated club and has a large number of junior members.
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Formerly the see of Llandaff was looked upon as the oldest in the kingdom; but its origin is obscure, although the first two bishops, St Dubricius and St Teilo, certainly flourished during the latter half of the 6th century.
Llandaff, largely through the alienations of its bishops and the depredations of the canons, became impoverished, and its cathedral was left for more than a century to decay.
Llandaff Court, already mentioned, was the ancient mansion of the Mathew family, from which Henry Matthews, I st Viscount Liandaff (b.
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