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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
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.
Town: Ogmore Valley
Community: Ogmore Valley (Cwm Ogwr)
Community: Ogmore Valley
Built-Up Area: Blackmill
Traditional County: Glamorgan
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.
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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