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Latitude: 51.8126 / 51°48'45"N
Longitude: -3.0364 / 3°2'11"W
OS Eastings: 328647
OS Northings: 213174
OS Grid: SO286131
Mapcode National: GBR F4.WZCK
Mapcode Global: VH796.BP3T
Entry Name: Memorial to Crawshay Bailey to SW of Parish Church of St Faith
Listing Date: 15 March 1996
Last Amended: 15 March 1996
Source ID: 17229
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Situated at the upper, southern, end of the churchyard.
Community: Llanfoist Fawr (Llan-ffwyst Fawr)
Community: Llanfoist Fawr
Built-Up Area: Llanfoist
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Crawshay Bailey (1789 - 1872) was a leading ironmaster and MP for Newport. He was also a pioneer of the coal industry and promoter of railways. As such he was an immensely powerful industrialist in the history of South Wales. He retired to Llanfoist House and died on 9th January 1872.
Polished pink granite monument composed of a tall obelisk set on a squared pedestal with cornice. Simply inscribed in memory of Crawshay Bailey and his wife, Ann, who predeceased him in 1865. The monument is simply signed 'Evans'.
Included for its special historic interest and for group value with the Parish Church of St Faith.
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