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Six Memorials in Churchyard of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Penbryn, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1412 / 52°8'28"N

Longitude: -4.4951 / 4°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 229354

OS Northings: 252145

OS Grid: SN293521

Mapcode National: GBR D6.79P5

Mapcode Global: VH3K1.1FGX

Plus Code: 9C4Q4GR3+FX

Entry Name: Six Memorials in Churchyard of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 20 June 1995

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16089

Building Class: Commemorative

County: Ceredigion

Community: Penbryn

Community: Penbryn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Group of six large Pwntan stone-framed memorials, typical of S.W.Ceredigion, late C18 to early C19.


Churchyard slopes up from S to N and has six late C18 to early C19 large Pwntan sandstone memorials, each with front and rear plaque recess, generally shouldered and arched, heavy stone frame and arched top with voussoirs. 1. WNW of porch: plaque to Griffith Jenkins, Dyffryn Bern d1787 and rear plaque to Sarah Jenkins d1799. 2. At NW edge: to David Lewis of Morfa Uchaf d1776. 3. Some 10m SE: to David Davies of Cwmcoednerth d1829. 4. Near SE corner of nave: to Griffith Rice of Blaenhoffnant d1770. 5. S of nave: to Benjamin Thomas of Penpompren d1787. 6: By nave SW angle: to Rachel John of Gilfach d1788.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good group of memorials very local in type.
Group value with Church of Saint Michael.

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  • I Church of St Michael
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  • II Pencwm
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  • II Outbuilding on W side of Farm Court at Troedyrhiw
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  • II Outbuildings on N side of Farm Court at Troedyrhiw
    Situated just W of house in walled yard open to S.
  • II Troedyrhiw
    Situated on hillside above Llanborth (Penbryn beach car-park) and reached via drive off lane to Penbryn beach.
  • II Penmorfa Calvinistic Methodist Chapel
    Situated sone 300m N of bridge over Hoffnant where lanes from Penbryn, Sarnau, Brynhoffnant and Pongarret meet.
  • II Glandwr
    Situated on W bank of Afon Saith, approached by drive of some 400m running S from Aberporth-Tresaith road just W of junction with road to Penbryn
  • II Bronmor
    Situated on N side of road to Aberporth some 220m SW of junction with lane to beach.

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