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Jenkins Monument and Railings to W of the Church of St Cynwyl

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberporth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1304 / 52°7'49"N

Longitude: -4.5498 / 4°32'59"W

OS Eastings: 225571

OS Northings: 251080

OS Grid: SN255510

Mapcode National: GBR D4.7VH2

Mapcode Global: VH2MK.3Q25

Plus Code: 9C4Q4FJ2+53

Entry Name: Jenkins Monument and Railings to W of the Church of St Cynwyl

Listing Date: 20 June 1995

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16081

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated immediately W of W end of St Cynwyl's Church; on B4333, S of the centre of Aberporth.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Aberporth (Aber-porth)

Community: Aberporth

Built-Up Area: Aberporth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Mid C19 monument to Capt. T. Jenkins of the East India Company.


Table tomb in large square railed enclosure. Tomb has lettered slab on heavily moulded low plinth. Inscription to Captain Thomas Jenkins (d1853 aged 75), his wife Jane and other family members. Railings are on heavy ashlar low coping. Spearhead iron rails and gate. Gateposts appear to be two re-used small naval cannon upended and have matching spearheads attached.

Reasons for Listing

Use of cannon for gateposts is very unusual. Good quality railings.

Group value with St Cynwyl's Church.

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