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Tomb with Pyramid in Churchyard of Former Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintern, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6964 / 51°41'46"N

Longitude: -2.6807 / 2°40'50"W

OS Eastings: 353048

OS Northings: 199955

OS Grid: ST530999

Mapcode National: GBR JM.46DV

Mapcode Global: VH87F.HM5F

Entry Name: Tomb with Pyramid in Churchyard of Former Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 September 2000

Last Amended: 29 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24051

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 30m from the east end of the Church of St Mary.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)

Community: Tintern

Locality: Chapel Hill

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A fine tomb in the neo-classical manner dating from the late C18 or early C19.

Exterior

Tomb constructed of sandstone ashlar. Rectangular base with clasping corners, both the corners and the long sides have indented panels. Overhanging cornice. The table slab supports a large pyramid with a blunted point

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine and rare late C18 or early C19 neo-classical tomb.

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