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Latitude: 51.5699 / 51°34'11"N
Longitude: -3.5392 / 3°32'21"W
OS Eastings: 293416
OS Northings: 186792
OS Grid: SS934867
Mapcode National: GBR HG.D6GY
Mapcode Global: VH5H5.LSTW
Entry Name: Edwards monument in the graveyard of Paran Chapel
Listing Date: 28 July 1997
Last Amended: 28 July 1997
Source ID: 18609
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The tomb is located approximately 4m SE of the Edwards chest tomb, and near the W side of the graveyard on the S side of Paran Chapel.
Town: Ogmore Valley
Community: Ogmore Valley (Cwm Ogwr)
Community: Ogmore Valley
Built-Up Area: Blackmill
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Built of pink and grey coloured granite. The obelisk stands at the foot of a grave enclosure which is enclosed by boldly modelled cast iron railings. It consists of a tapered die set on a stepped base. Moulded cap with sarcophagus shape and acroteria, and a short chanelled pyramid carrying a small square granite urn, etched on each face. Gilded lettering to Sarah, wife of Colwyn Edwards of Black Mill, d.1909, with Colwyn Edwards added at death, 1935.
Included as the finest example of this type of granite monument which is well represented in the local graveyards, one of a good group of graveyard monuments associated with the listed Grade II Paran chapel.
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