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Railed Pair of Tombs 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: -3.6396 / 3°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 290693

OS Northings: 373578

OS Grid: SH906735

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z0W.TF

Mapcode Global: WH65F.2M3F

Entry Name: Railed Pair of Tombs in churchyard of St Michael's Church

Listing Date: 2 July 1998

Last Amended: 2 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20084

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located NE of the Wynne vault in the churchyard, the furthest away from the church of the 3 railed tombs.

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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Two plain rectangular tombstones within a railed enclosure; cast iron spear-headed railings and pointed, ball-finials to the corners. The tombstones are of limestone and have indistinct inscriptions, although that to the N bears the date 1816.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Railed Foulkes Chest-tomb in churchyard of St Michael's Church
    Immediately NE of the Railed Wynne Vault in the churchyard.
  • II Railed Wynne Vault in churchyard of St Michael's Church
    Located 10m N of the church chancel in the walled churchyard.
  • 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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