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Altar tomb in the churchyard of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7042 / 51°42'15"N

Longitude: -3.0128 / 3°0'46"W

OS Eastings: 330108

OS Northings: 201094

OS Grid: SO301010

Mapcode National: GBR J5.3T0C

Mapcode Global: VH79S.QFMD

Entry Name: Altar tomb in the churchyard of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18729

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard, about 20m west of the west door.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: New Inn

Community: New Inn

Locality: Llanvihangel Pontymoel

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The death is recorded as 1856 and the style of the tomb suggests that it was erected at or soon after that date.

Exterior

Memorial in the form of a Roman altar. Neo-classical style. Square base on square plinth. Shaft has corner pilasters with moulded bases and cornice. Cap has acroteria for corners and pediments between. The faces of the shaft carry damaged inscriptions with the earliest to someone who died in 1856.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Church of St Michael and as a good example of a mid C19 Neo-classical tomb.

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