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Latitude: 53.1535 / 53°9'12"N
Longitude: -3.3424 / 3°20'32"W
OS Eastings: 310325
OS Northings: 362656
OS Grid: SJ103626
Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.5BLD
Mapcode Global: WH772.MZKV
Entry Name: Chest Tomb at the Church of St Saeran
Listing Date: 18 August 1999
Last Amended: 18 August 1999
Source ID: 22140
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Located in the churchyard approximately 10m SE of the porch.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Early C18 chest tomb.
Rectangular sandstone chest tomb with moulded tombstone; 3 relief-carved roundels to each of the long sides, with single roundels to the ends. The central roundel on the N side has a carved crown with crossed trumpets; the corresponding roundel on the S side has a skull and cross-bones motif. The tombstone bears a memorial inscription to Elizabeth and John Simon, children of John Simon of Glan Clwyd, who died in 1730 and 1738 respectively.
Included for its special interest as a fine and unusual example of an early C18 chest tomb.
Group value with other listed items at St Saeran's church.
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