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Tomb of Thomas Prichard in Churchyard of Penallt Old Church (St Mary's)

A Grade II Listed Building in Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig), Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7931 / 51°47'35"N

Longitude: -2.6943 / 2°41'39"W

OS Eastings: 352211

OS Northings: 210725

OS Grid: SO522107

Mapcode National: GBR FM.Y68Y

Mapcode Global: VH871.76Z7

Entry Name: Tomb of Thomas Prichard in Churchyard of Penallt Old Church (St Mary's)

Listing Date: 28 February 2001

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24946

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard on the south side of Penallt Old Church to the east of the cross.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Penallt

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A chest tomb which was probably constructed very soon after the earliest recorded date which is 1834.


Large chest tomb constructed of Forest of Dean sandstone ashlar surrounded by wrought iron railings on a dwarf stone wall. The railings have spear heads with taller spikes on the main stanchions. Chest tomb with corner balusters and with a raised panel on each face. Main inscription to Thomas Prichard, died 1834. The capstone is hipped with a central ridge.

Reasons for Listing

Included a a fine early/mid C19 chest tomb with its railings all in very good condition and having group value with the other historic buildings at the Old Church.

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