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Allfrey Tomb, Malpas Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Newport

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Latitude: 51.6062 / 51°36'22"N

Longitude: -3.008 / 3°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 330289

OS Northings: 190185

OS Grid: ST302901

Mapcode National: GBR J5.B22B

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.TW4L

Entry Name: Allfrey Tomb, Malpas Church

Listing Date: 24 June 1999

Last Amended: 24 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21944

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Malpas Church is set back from the E side of Malpas Road, within a large churchyard, which is entered via a prominent lychgate. The Allfrey tomb lies alongside the path immediately north of the church

County: Newport

Community: Malpas

Community: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Erected c. 1853 in memory of Mary Allfrey (d.1844) and her brother John Stening Allfrey (d.1853).


Large classical sarcophagus-type monument. Moulded plinth. Tapering sides with raised and panelled corners. Hollow frieze with tapering table-top. Small blank end-panels. Inscribed side panels. S side reads: ‘ In memory of Mary Allfrey, only daughter of the late George Allfrey of Friston Place in the county of Sussex, who died on the 21st day of December 1844. Aged 44 years. N side reads: ‘ In memory of John Stening Allfrey, third son of the late George Allfrey of Friston Place in the county of Sussex, who died on the 28th day of January 1853. Aged 51 years’. Added inscription along top to Edward Allfrey (d.1866).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine and well-preserved mid C19 Classical tomb. Group value with Malpas Church.

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