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A very special church

St Augustine’s is regarded as one of the best buildings by famous Victorian architect, William Butterfield.

  • St Augustine’s is Penarth’s only Grade 1 listed building.
  • The William Hill organ, built in 1895, is known as one of the best of its kind in the UK.
  • St Augustine’s is home to Penarth’s Roll of Honour.
  • St Augustine’s is a remarkable landmark – particularly to sailors who have used it as a seamark for generations.
  • Locally, this church is known as ‘Top Church

William Butterfield

William Butterfield

St Augustine’s is regarded as one of the best buildings by famous Victorian architect, William Butterfield.

William Hill organ

William Hill organ

The organ in St Augustine's was built by William Hill in 1895 and is one of the best of its type in the country.

Who are the Friends?

Who are the Friends?

Around 170 people have joined the Friends of St Augustine's. They come from Penarth and way beyond.