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Monument to J W Jones and family

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1032 / 53°6'11"N

Longitude: -4.2775 / 4°16'38"W

OS Eastings: 247626

OS Northings: 358651

OS Grid: SH476586

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.8KDS

Mapcode Global: WH43M.88CB

Plus Code: 9C5Q4P3F+72

Entry Name: Monument to J W Jones and family

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21812

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in the south-east corner of the churhyard to the Church of St Gwyndaf.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Locality: Dinas

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Commemorates members of the Jones family of Plas-y-Bryn, Caernarfon.


Churchyard monument. Flamboyant style ashlar tomb chest with curved ends, decorated with festooned garlands, on stepped plinth, also curved to the ends, surmounted by raised sarcophagus with finial, garlands and tablets; the whole set in rectangular stone surround with twisted iron colonettes linked by decorative iron chains. Main inscription, in Welsh, on tomb chest commemorates J W Jones (1839-96) and his wife, Frances Ann Lloyd Jones (1857-1909); further inscription to plinth, in English, in memory of their son, Capt John Lloyd Jones, MC of the 2nd. battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action, March 1916.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine late C19 churchyard monument which has group value with the adjacent church.

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