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Pair of Parry family tombs in churchyard of St Cenau, Llangenny

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Latitude: 51.8566 / 51°51'23"N

Longitude: -3.1046 / 3°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 324020

OS Northings: 218131

OS Grid: SO240181

Mapcode National: GBR F2.T6JL

Mapcode Global: VH78Z.4LKL

Entry Name: Pair of Parry family tombs in churchyard of St Cenau, Llangenny

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20838

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Llangenny

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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The southern tomb is early C19 and made by John Pritchard of Clydach (engraved on base). The northern tomb is mid C19 and commemorates sons of William and Sarah Parry of Glangrwyne, owners of a paper mill there.


The southern tomb is a table tomb with fluted angle pilasters flanking engraved tablets, and with saddleback capstone. On its N side is a commemorative inscription to Walter Parry (d. 1824), on its S side is an added inscription to Magdalen Parry (d.1844) and on its W side is an added insciption to Walter Davies (d.1825).

The northern tomb is a stone tomb chest on squat splayed legs. The sides are splayed outwards to a saddleback capstone. On the N side is a commemorative inscription to John Lewis Parry (d. 1856), on the shorter W side to Walter Thomas Parry (d. 1838).

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Included for group value with the church and other associated listed items.

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