Llangadwaladr Church is to be found close to the west coast of the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The original church also known as St Cadwaladr's would probably have been built of wood and the present stone building is of perpendicular style and has various dates of construction from the 12th to the 19th Century.
contains some of the best ecclestiastical architecture in the county of
Anglesey. The south chapel is a splendid example of very late Gothic,
and the east window in the chancel contains the only medieval glass to
survive in quantity on Anglesey. Externally the church offers fine
examples of 19th century stone carving with a number of gargoyles built
into the east and north walls.
But St Cadwaladr's is most
renowned as the home to the Cadfan Stone. It is the most important
gravestone in Anglesey and it demonstrates that the site was the burial
ground associated with the royal court at Aberffraw some mile or so to
the north. The inscription refers to one of the early kings of Gwynedd -
Cadfan - who died about AD 625. Translated to English it reads "King
Catamus (Cadfan in Welsh) wisest and most renowned of all kings lies