Tomb of Daniel (Chandler?) at Church of St Martin
A Grade II Listed Building in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
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Latitude: 51.9043 / 51°54'15"N
Longitude: -3.0198 / 3°1'11"W
OS Eastings: 329936
OS Northings: 223348
OS Grid: SO299233
Mapcode National: GBR F5.Q9KM
Mapcode Global: VH78T.LDXK
Plus Code: 9C3RWX3J+P3
Entry Name: Tomb of Daniel (Chandler?) at Church of St Martin
Listing Date: 29 January 1998
Last Amended: 29 January 1998
Source ID: 19266
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: About 20 m east of the chancel of the Church of St Martin.
Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The earliest inscription is to Daniel...., the surname is illegible, who died in 1812. The style suggests that it was erected at that time.
Limestone chest tomb. Rectangular with framed panels on each face. Horizontal tooling suggests corner pilasters. Roll moulding at top and flat slab with rolled edge. The oldest inscription is damaged, to Daniel..., died in 1812. Secondary inscription to Hannah Chandler, also died 1812.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a good example of a neo-classical chest tomb. It has group value with the church and churchyard cross, and is the best example there.
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