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Tomb of William Jacob in St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.6856 / 51°41'8"N

Longitude: -2.9988 / 2°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 331045

OS Northings: 199006

OS Grid: ST310990

Mapcode National: GBR J5.54D4

Mapcode Global: VH79S.ZW0Q

Entry Name: Tomb of William Jacob in St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18730

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the Churchyard at the Church of St Mary, about 30m west of the tower.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: New Inn

Community: New Inn

Locality: Panteg

Built-Up Area: Pontypool

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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The style of the tomb suggests that the earliest date of 1853 will be the date of manufacture, or very soon afterwards.


A chest tomb of grey limestone in the neo-classical style. Moulded base, corner pilasters, moulded top and lid. Inscription panels on the sides, with the earliest inscription to William Jacob, died 1853.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Church of St Mary, and as a good and well preserved example of a mid C19 monument in the classical style.

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