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Memorial to Annie Lawrence in the churchyard of St Ilan, Eglwysilan

A Grade II Listed Building in Aber Valley (Cwm Aber), Caerphilly

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Latitude: 51.5929 / 51°35'34"N

Longitude: -3.2914 / 3°17'29"W

OS Eastings: 310637

OS Northings: 189014

OS Grid: ST106890

Mapcode National: GBR HS.BW88

Mapcode Global: VH6DR.W7T7

Entry Name: Memorial to Annie Lawrence in the churchyard of St Ilan, Eglwysilan

Listing Date: 28 June 1999

Last Amended: 28 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21958

Location: Immediately NW of the tower on the W side of the main pathway through the churchyard.

County: Caerphilly

Community: Aber Valley (Cwm Aber)

Community: Aber Valley

Locality: Eglwysilan

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Publicly-funded memorial to Annie Lawrence who died in 1908 aged 19.


A marble sculpture of a classically robed woman holding a bunch of flowers. It stands on a tall sandstone base with moulded plinth and cornice. The E side of the base bears an inscription in engraved letters: 'Erected by public subscription in honoured memory of Annie Dorothy Lawrence ... of Abertridwr who died August 17th 1908 yielding up her life rather than her virtue'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its social-historical interest and for group value with the church and other associated listed items.

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