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Latitude: 51.9404 / 51°56'25"N
Longitude: -3.2593 / 3°15'33"W
OS Eastings: 313530
OS Northings: 227630
OS Grid: SO135276
Mapcode National: GBR YV.MXWY
Mapcode Global: VH6C1.GH99
Entry Name: Group of 3 headstones in the churchyard to SE of the church of St Paulinus
Listing Date: 21 August 1998
Last Amended: 21 August 1998
Source ID: 20298
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: In the SE section of the graveyard, just S of path to The Old Vicarage.
Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)
Built-Up Area: Llangors
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Headstones commemorate: (1) Margaret wife of James Powell of the Three Salmons in Crickhowell d 1849; (2) Ann wife of John Morgan of Talybont d 1820 also infant daughter of John and Mary Pritchard d 1834 and others; (3) Thomas son of Thomas James d 1828, also daughter d 1824, also Thomas James d 1851.
Group of 3 early-mid C19 headstones decoratively carved in unusually deep relief, all with shaped heads. The easternmost to Margaret Powell shows a winged angel in clouds, the inscription is in a recessed oval and the sides have a band of narrow cable moulding. Of the W pair, the one to N to Ann Morgan is low and wide and shows a hand holding a chalice with sunbeams streaming though parted voluminous clouds. That to S to Thomas James also shows a winged angel in clouds, the inscription panel is oval and the sides have narrow cable mouldings.
Included for group value with the church and other churchyard monuments as a group of early - mid C19 headstones with unusually sculptural decorative heads and good lettering.
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