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Monument in St Mwrog's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1102 / 53°6'36"N

Longitude: -3.3258 / 3°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 311345

OS Northings: 357825

OS Grid: SJ113578

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.82M1

Mapcode Global: WH77G.W2FZ

Entry Name: Monument in St Mwrog's Churchyard

Listing Date: 16 May 1978

Last Amended: 12 July 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 891

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located to the N of the chancel.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Communities: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Llanfwrog

Built-Up Area: Ruthin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Dated 1628, and the earliest surviving monument in St Mwrog's Churchyard. There are some C18 monuments, including 2 engraved slabs to the S of the tower, the rest are C19.

Exterior

Stone grave slab at ground level, with decoration in relief. Towards the centre is a date of 162/ within an incised rectangular border. At the top is an emblem in relief with fleur-de-lis type detail. Around the slab, a border in relief containing letters which are no longer legible. In fairly poor condition.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare survival of an early C17 churchyard monument. Group value with the Church of St Mwrog and surrounding churchyard structures.

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