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Gravestone with Railings within St Non's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannon, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7561 / 51°45'21"N

Longitude: -4.1171 / 4°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 253968

OS Northings: 208498

OS Grid: SN539084

Mapcode National: GBR GT.NG33

Mapcode Global: VH4JM.L493

Entry Name: Gravestone with Railings within St Non's Churchyard

Listing Date: 12 January 1999

Last Amended: 12 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21082

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard of St Non, to the north side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llannon (Llan-non)

Community: Llannon

Locality: Llannon Village

Built-Up Area: Llannon

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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The headstone and grave railings of the tomb of C G Griffiths (solicitor), d.1850, and his wife Eliza d.1864; probably erected at the latter date.


Headstone contained within a bold masonry frame, the sides of which are octagonal in section and rise to small octagonal finials; a larger and higher finial also of octagonal section rises centrally. The headstone stands on a stone pavement surrounded by high ornamental railings of cast iron on a plinth. The railings are in panels, three panels to each side and three to each end; the central panel at the west is adapted as a gate. There are no standards, the panels bracing each other at the corners. Top rail with floral cresting. Low link in double ogee form with additional dog-railings at low level.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as good mid-C19 tomb architecture of distinctive local type, with fine railings, and for group value with St Non's church.

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  • II Railings and Gates of St Non's Church
    Facing the road on the west side of the churchyard of St Non.
  • II* Church of St Non
    In the centre of the village in a churchyard with stone wall and iron railings and gates to road at west; stone wall to minor road at north.
  • II The Old School
    On the west side of the A 476 in the centre of the village of Llannon, opposite the parish church.
  • II Drinking Fountain
    At side of B4306 (Fountain Road), 50m SE of The Greyhound Public House.
  • II The Old Vicarage
    In Llannon village 300m south of the church of St Non, at the turning to Beidr Non. Rubble walls and gate piers to roadside, and stable at NW.
  • II Milestone at Bryn Du
    Beside road from Llannon to Crosshands, 1km north of Llannon church.
  • II Milestone near Brynwicket Farm
    Beside road from Llannon to Pontyberem, 50m west of entrance to Brynwicket Farm.
  • II Lofted stable range at Llwyd Coed Fawr Farm
    Forming the south side of the farmyard of Llwyd Coed Fawr, in front of the farmhouse.

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