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Pair of Williams Chest Tombs in the churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerrigydrudion, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0256 / 53°1'32"N

Longitude: -3.5624 / 3°33'44"W

OS Eastings: 295306

OS Northings: 348729

OS Grid: SH953487

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.FK4K

Mapcode Global: WH66M.76WV

Entry Name: Pair of Williams Chest Tombs in the churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 17 February 1998

Last Amended: 17 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19345

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The chest tombs are set side by side in the churchyard, at the SW corner of the church porch.

County: Conwy

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Built-Up Area: Cerrigydrudion

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Erected in the mid and later C19.

Exterior

Constructed completely of blue slate. From the S: (a) the sides fielded and panelled with inward radiused corners, set between twisted corner columns. The edge-moulded ledger is inscribed to Jane, wife of Robert Williams, Cummein, who died 1872 aged 38; other members of the family added later. (b) a similar and slightly taller chest tomb, but with plain corner columns, and inscribed at length to Hugh, son of William Jones, Bant-y-Griafolen a Gladdwyd, d.1823, his wife Jane, d.1832 and other family members added.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Church of St Mary Magdalene, near the south door of which these monuments are conspicuously placed.

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