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Group of four Chest Tombs in Churchyard to the south west of Church of St Oudoceus

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandogo, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7332 / 51°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.687 / 2°41'13"W

OS Eastings: 352655

OS Northings: 204060

OS Grid: SO526040

Mapcode National: GBR JL.24T7

Mapcode Global: VH877.CPWN

Entry Name: Group of four Chest Tombs in Churchyard to the south west of Church of St Oudoceus

Listing Date: 28 February 2001

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24918

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 20m to the south west of the Church of St Oudoceus.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Llandogo

Built-Up Area: Llandogo

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Group of four chest tombs dating from the mid and late C18. The dates of death recorded are 1736, 1748, 1749 and 1789.

Exterior

Four sandstone chest tombs with scrolled corner balusters and slab tops with cyma recta mouldings. They are inscribed severally :-
Benjamin Lewis, died 1748
Anne, wife of George Lewis, died 1749
Barbara Griffiths, died 1736
Mary, wife of Jon Holt, died 1789

Reasons for Listing

Included as a particularly good and well preserved group of C18 chest tombs having strong group value with the Church of St Oudoceus, the other churchyard monuments and the churchyard wall.

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