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May 22, 2022

Prichard's folly fully used

Architect John Prichard died in 1886 while his grand new house in Llandaff was half-built, so the roofless structure got the nickname "Prichard's folly". After 20 years, though, it was incorporated into the new premises of St Michael's Theological ...

College. It still stands today, despite the college's bombing by the Luftwaffe in 1941. For more on the building's history, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the post beside the entrance on Cardiff Road. Or click here