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Latitude: 51.5394 / 51°32'21"N
Longitude: -3.5913 / 3°35'28"W
OS Eastings: 289734
OS Northings: 183481
OS Grid: SS897834
Mapcode National: GBR HC.GCC7
Mapcode Global: VH5HB.PKSQ
Entry Name: Bowen/Roberts Monuments in Llansantfrraid churchyard
Listing Date: 22 July 1998
Last Amended: 22 July 1998
Source ID: 20180
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: On the E boundary of the churchyard.
Community: St. Bride's Minor (Llansanffraid-ar-Ogwr)
Community: St Brides Minor
Built-Up Area: Sarn
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Those commemorated are T E Roberts of Ynyslas Farm d 1908 and son Charlie d 1906 (left); Mary Ann, wife of Thomas Roberts d 1939 (centre); Jennett Davies nee Bowen d 1882 and buried at Woodlaw Cemetery USA (right); other secondary inscriptions. At least two monuments were erected by Miss Ann Bowen of Ynyslas Farm Blackmill 1908; she died 1921 and is added to the commemorative inscription right. It would appear that the centre monument is a later insertion. Tomb slab right signed by Mossford of Bridgend.
Group of 3 tall tombstones standing side by side, each comprising a tall rectangular pier on a plinth standing on a stone base, the top draped with a cloth, and a wreath over the inscription panel. On the piers stand to left the bust of a man in contemporary dress; in the centre a draped and wreathed urn; to right the bust of a woman in contemporary dress, the two figures believed to be likenesses of the deceased. Saddleback tomb slabs at base to the two figures.
Included as an unusual group of 3 figurative tombstones; group value with other churchyard monuments, the cross and the church.
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