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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
Source ID: 24125
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated in churchyard just S of rood stair on s side of the church.
Community: Llangwm (Llan-gwm)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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.
Included as an exceptional piece of vernacular stone carving illustrating the quality and ambition of rustic stone carvers in the early C19.
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