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Memorial to Joseph Benjamin Hemingway in St Mellons churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5261 / 51°31'33"N

Longitude: -3.1138 / 3°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 322828

OS Northings: 181386

OS Grid: ST228813

Mapcode National: GBR KZ2.QW

Mapcode Global: VH6F1.ZW7Z

Entry Name: Memorial to Joseph Benjamin Hemingway in St Mellons churchyard

Listing Date: 1 March 1963

Last Amended: 31 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13866

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Close to S porch of church.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg)

Community: Old St. Mellons

Locality: St Mellons

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably late 1850s. Quarry Hill House in Newport Road separately listed.

Exterior

Memorial in form of a truncated fluted ashlar column on ashlar pedestal with moulded cornice and plinth on a square base. E inscription panel: "In Memory of Joseph Benjamin Hemingway Contractor born in the parish of Dewsbury Yorkshire May 29th 1812 died at Quarry hill House in this Parish August 10th 1856 RIP". S face inscribed:"Also William, the only son of Joseph Benjamin and Susannah Hemingway born June 21st 1838 Died April 18th 1859." The other 2 inscription panels blank.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a striking churchyard monument in a prominent position for group value with the church and other listed items in the churchyard.

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