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Railings surrounding tomb of J. Evans, Tanygraig at Capel Bethel.

A Grade II Listed Building in Lampeter, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1376 / 52°8'15"N

Longitude: -4.0795 / 4°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 257777

OS Northings: 250847

OS Grid: SN577508

Mapcode National: GBR DR.7JQG

Mapcode Global: VH4GQ.7JPP

Plus Code: 9C4Q4WQC+25

Entry Name: Railings surrounding tomb of J. Evans, Tanygraig at Capel Bethel.

Listing Date: 24 February 1997

Last Amended: 24 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18266

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in graveyard to rear of Bethel Baptist Chapel.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llangybi

Community: Llangybi

Locality: Silian

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Railed enclosure of typical South Cardiganshire scrolled work around tomb of John Evans, Tanygraig, (d1843), donor of land on which Bethel Chapel was built in 1839.


Slate table tomb to John Evans, Tanygraig, (d 1843) with moulded angle columns and inset raised plaques. Ornate large iron-railings to large enclosure with spearhead rails scrolled below top-rail and scrolled tops to corner and 2 intermediate stanchions each side. S side has entrance arch with eroded scrolls and tall top finial much decorated with scrolls. Damaged iron gate with similar spearhead rails. Centre of N side has a similar tall finial.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the exceptional ironwork special to South Cardiganshire grave enclosures and notable for the display of scroll-work.

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