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Latitude: 51.5303 / 51°31'49"N
Longitude: -3.6946 / 3°41'40"W
OS Eastings: 282548
OS Northings: 182629
OS Grid: SS825826
Mapcode National: GBR H7.GWYX
Mapcode Global: VH5H8.XS5Q
Entry Name: Two chest tombs in the churchyard, St James Church
Listing Date: 2 January 1998
Last Amended: 2 January 1998
Source ID: 19183
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The pair of tombs are set in a row, approximately 5m SW of the S porch. The character of the churchyard is notable for its fine tombs.
Community: Pyle (Y Pîl)
Built-Up Area: Pyle
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Churchyard monuments of the early-mid C19.
Two chest tombs set side by side, from the N:-
(a) Sandstone. Gothic end pilaster blcoks amd moulded side panels with lobed corners, set on a chamfered base and with an edge-moulded ledger slab, to Thomas Griffith, d. 1840. aged 8 months, Griffith David, his father, d. 1863, and daughter Ann added.
(b) Sandstone. Reeded end pilaster blocks, and sides with a raised panel. Moulded ledger slab. To David Jones of Ballas, d. 1830, and others, including Thomas Jones, d.1832 and Ann Roberts, daughter, d. 1889 added to the back.
Included as a pair of churchyard monuments of constrasting styles. Of group value with the Grade I St James' Church.
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