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Tomb of William Edmunds at Tabernacle Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypool, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.708 / 51°42'28"N

Longitude: -3.0358 / 3°2'8"W

OS Eastings: 328528

OS Northings: 201537

OS Grid: SO285015

Mapcode National: GBR J4.3M3D

Mapcode Global: VH79S.BBGH

Plus Code: 9C3RPX57+6M

Entry Name: Tomb of William Edmunds at Tabernacle Baptist Church

Listing Date: 29 May 1997

Last Amended: 29 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18453

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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A chest tomb erected in 1832 or soon after.


Chest tomb of William Edmunds, died 1832. Grey limestone with darker base and cap. Eighteenth century style. Monumental chest on two stepped plinth, the upper step is moulded. Chest with corner pilasters in antis with vermiculated blocking. Each face with a finely incised inscription to William Edmunds, died 1832, and other members of his family, each panel with an inscribed frame.

Reasons for Listing

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

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