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Evans chest tomb in graveyard of Paran Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgend, Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.5699 / 51°34'11"N

Longitude: -3.5391 / 3°32'20"W

OS Eastings: 293423

OS Northings: 186790

OS Grid: SS934867

Mapcode National: GBR HG.D6J1

Mapcode Global: VH5H5.LSVX

Plus Code: 9C3RHF96+X8

Entry Name: Evans chest tomb in graveyard of Paran Chapel

Listing Date: 28 July 1997

Last Amended: 28 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18608

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The tomb is set close to the S side of the Jenkins monument, 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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Erected c.1868.


Chest tomb of sandstone, comprising a chest with inset baluster corners and a slightly hipped ledger with ogee rolled edges, all set on a stone base. Inscribed on the sides to Mary, wife of Henry Evans of Black Mill, d.1868.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late example of the C18 type of chest tomb, and as one of the fine group of tombstones in Paran chapel graveyard.

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