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Jenkins monument in the graveyard, Paran Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackmill, Bridgend

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5699 / 51°34'11"N

Longitude: -3.5391 / 3°32'20"W

OS Eastings: 293423

OS Northings: 186796

OS Grid: SS934867

Mapcode National: GBR HG.D6J1

Mapcode Global: VH5H5.LSVV

Entry Name: Jenkins monument in the graveyard, Paran Chapel

Listing Date: 28 July 1997

Last Amended: 28 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18607

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The monument stands in the enclosed graveyard approximately 4m S of the S wall of the chapel.

County: Bridgend

Town: Ogmore Valley

Community: Ogmore Valley (Cwm Ogwr)

Community: Ogmore Valley

Locality: Blackmill

Built-Up Area: Blackmill

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Erected c.1830.

Exterior

Of sandstone. A square die raised over two steps, with base and necking mouldings and a large cavetto capital carved with bold anthemion. The cornice over has an egg moulding, and is weathered on top to a crowning lidded urn.
Inscribed on the sides to the memory of William, son of William Jenkins, minister of this chapel, d.1830, to children Thomas and Ebeneser, to which is added the Rev Hopkin Jenkins, d.1887 and his wife. Also other members of the family.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine example of a Regency style graveyard monument. The Jenkins family were at the centre of the movement to establish the chapel in this valley.

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