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Child's Chest Tomb at Church of St Saeran

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1534 / 53°9'12"N

Longitude: -3.3425 / 3°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 310319

OS Northings: 362649

OS Grid: SJ103626

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.5BKB

Mapcode Global: WH772.MZJX

Entry Name: Child's Chest Tomb at Church of St Saeran

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22151

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located in the churchyard on the S side of the church, approximately 15m S of the porch.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Small rectangular sandstone chest tomb, the tombstone with relief-carved guilloche border. The sides each have 2 round-arched shallow niches with grooved decoration to the spandrels; single-arched niches to the ends. The tombstone bears a memorial inscription to Martha, daughter of Charles Lloyd of Cwm Meyin, Flintshire, B. April 1695, d. March 1697.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a fine example of a late C17 child's chest tomb.

Group value with other listed items at St Saeran's church.

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