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
Source ID: 20083
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Immediately NE of the Railed Wynne Vault in the churchyard.
Community: Betws yn Rhos
Community: Betws Yn Rhos
Built-Up Area: Betws-yn-Rhos
Traditional County: Denbighshire
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.
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