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Tomb of Daniel (Chandler?) at Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr), 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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19266

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 20 m east of the chancel of the Church of St Martin.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Cwmyoy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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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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