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Railed Foulkes Chest-tomb in churchyard of St Michael's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws-yn-Rhos, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2479 / 53°14'52"N

Longitude: -3.6395 / 3°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 290699

OS Northings: 373572

OS Grid: SH906735

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z0W.VF

Mapcode Global: WH65F.2M5G

Entry Name: Railed Foulkes Chest-tomb in churchyard of St Michael's Church

Listing Date: 2 July 1998

Last Amended: 2 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20083

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately NE of the Railed Wynne Vault in the churchyard.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Betws yn Rhos

Community: Betws Yn Rhos

Locality: Betws-yn-Rhos

Built-Up Area: Betws-yn-Rhos

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Raised slatestone chest-tomb of John Ffoulkes of Peniarth Fawr (d.1846) and his wife Margaret (d.1875); within a railed enclosure with cast iron fleur-de-lis-headed railings and urn finials. The tomb has a moulded base and cornice, with raised and fielded panelled sides and gadrooned, tapering pilasters in the Jacobean style. The top of the tomb is inscribed with the names and dates above.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at St Michael's Church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Railed Wynne Vault in churchyard of St Michael's Church
    Located 10m N of the church chancel in the walled churchyard.
  • II Railed Pair of Tombs in churchyard of St Michael's Church
    Located NE of the Wynne vault in the churchyard, the furthest away from the church of the 3 railed tombs.
  • II Parish Church of St Michael
    Prominently sited in a raised, rubble-walled churchyard in the centre of the village.
  • II Ffarm
    Located on the SW outskirts of the village on a slightly elevated sloping site, set back slightly from a lane running S from the village; the house is fronted by a large gravelled forecourt.
  • II* Peniarth Fawr
    Located 0.5km NE of Betws-yn-Rhos village to the NW of an unclassified lane running NE from Betws towards Abergele; accessed via a farm track and set back slightly behind low rubble forecourt walls.
  • II Plas-yn-Betws
    Located approximately 1km NW of Betws-yn-Rhos village set back to the N of the road from Betws to Dolwen; accessed via a farm track.
  • II Bryn-Ffanigl-Isaf
    Located approximately 1.2m N of Betws-yn-Rhos village; accessed via a long farm track leading off from an unclassified lane running SW from Llanddulas towards Dolwen.
  • II Primary House at Bethgeth
    Located in a hilly area towards the southern boundary of the community, approximately 1.2km S of Betws-yn-Rhos; accessed via a farm track running W from the lane leading S from the village.

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