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Tomb of John Phillips at Tabernacle Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypool, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.7079 / 51°42'28"N

Longitude: -3.0358 / 3°2'9"W

OS Eastings: 328522

OS Northings: 201531

OS Grid: SO285015

Mapcode National: GBR J4.3M29

Mapcode Global: VH79S.BBFJ

Plus Code: 9C3RPX57+5M

Entry Name: Tomb of John Phillips at Tabernacle Baptist Church

Listing Date: 29 May 1997

Last Amended: 29 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18452

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the small paved area in front of Tabernacle Baptist Church

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: Trevethin (Trefddyn)

Community: Trevethin

Locality: Old Penygarn

Built-Up Area: Pontypool

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Tomb of John Phillips, died 1852, erected then or soon after.


Chest tomb of John Phillips died 1852. Pinkish sandstone panels with limestone base and cap. In the eighteenth century style. Base of two steps, corner balusters (one damaged) of Jacobean type. Inscriptions to various members of the Phillips family. Top with central ridge and roll moulded edge.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Tabernacle Baptist Church, and as a good example of a mid C19 century chest tomb of unusual quality for a Baptist cemetery.

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