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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
Entry Name: Monument to J W Jones and family
Listing Date: 28 May 1999
Last Amended: 28 May 1999
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.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
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.
Included as a fine late C19 churchyard monument which has group value with the adjacent church.
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