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Morgan memorial in churchyard of St Tysoi

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangwm, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7174 / 51°43'2"N

Longitude: -2.8085 / 2°48'30"W

OS Eastings: 344243

OS Northings: 202382

OS Grid: SO442023

Mapcode National: GBR JF.347P

Mapcode Global: VH79X.83M8

Entry Name: Morgan memorial in churchyard of St Tysoi

Listing Date: 12 October 2000

Last Amended: 12 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24125

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in churchyard just S of rood stair on s side of the church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Llangwm (Llan-gwm)

Community: Llangwm

Locality: Llansoy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Headstone in commemoration of Ann Morgan and her parents John and Ann Morgan, c1835.


Stone headstone, carved top panel in relief of a recumbent figure tightly clasping a draped urn with oak tree background, the perspective and treatment of the subject rustic. Two low relief arched panels below with snake-entwined staff between. Left plaque to Ann Morgan died 1835 aged 20, and right plaque to her parents Ann d 1840 and John d 1852. Inscribed encomia to each in tiny letters.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an exceptional piece of vernacular stone carving illustrating the quality and ambition of rustic stone carvers in the early C19.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Church of St Tysoi
    Situated at S end of Llansoy village about 250m S of junction with main road.
  • II Ty Llwyd
    Situated about 700m SW of Llansoy church up drive on W side of lane.
  • II Cwrt y Brychan
    Situated down drive of about 1 km running S from road about 1 km E of Llansoy.
  • II* Barn with stable and granary at Cwrt-y-Brychan
    Situated just E of Cwrt-y-Brychan across yard.
  • II Great House
    Situated on W side of Raglan road, about 1 km NW of Llansoy.
  • II Barn and outbuildings at Great House
    Situated just N of farmhouse at Great House Farm.
  • II Barn at Llangwm Isaf
    Situated on slope above Llangwm Isaf farmhouse, at head of farmyard with minor ranges each side.
  • II Llangwm Isaf
    Situated some 1.5 km SW of Llansoy, but only 800m N of Llangwm Isaf church. Access from Llansoy, by field track from The Oaklands on Llansoy-Gwernesney lane.

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