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Group of 2 chest tombs in the churchyard to SW of church of St Paulinus

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangors, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9401 / 51°56'24"N

Longitude: -3.2599 / 3°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 313489

OS Northings: 227599

OS Grid: SO134275

Mapcode National: GBR YV.MXQW

Mapcode Global: VH6C1.FHZJ

Entry Name: Group of 2 chest tombs in the churchyard to SW of church of St Paulinus

Listing Date: 21 August 1998

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20294

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Near the S boundary wall of the churchyard, towards W.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Llangors

Built-Up Area: Llangors

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Monument to E to Diana wife of Thomas Powell of Tregunter d 1841, also Mary daughter d 1842, Ann daughter d 1837, Thomas Powell d 1884. Monument to W to Howell Powell d 1836, wife Anne d 1850 and son also Howell d 1862, of Crickie, a farm NE of Llangors, Crickie being a long standing Anglicisation of Crugiau. Crickie is separately listed and the dated mid C19 farm buildings were probably built during this family's ownership.

Exterior

Group of 2 chest tombs. That to E to Thomas and Diana Powell is tall with tapered sides with decorative corners, inscription panels N and S, N the earliest; deep cornice swept up to a large urn finial; 4 stone feet on a stone slab within a rectangular stone kerb. To W is the longer rectangular chest tomb of sandstone to Howell Powell and others, with metal feet with inscriptions on 3 sides, earliest to S; a plain design with simple raised corner bands and narrow plinth, standing on a stone slab.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the church and other monuments as a pair of early to mid C19 chest tombs.

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