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Group of three Chest Tombs to the south of the Church of St Oudoceus

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandogo, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7333 / 51°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.6866 / 2°41'11"W

OS Eastings: 352677

OS Northings: 204064

OS Grid: SO526040

Mapcode National: GBR JL.24WF

Mapcode Global: VH877.DP1M

Entry Name: Group of three Chest Tombs to the south of the Church of St Oudoceus

Listing Date: 28 February 2001

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24952

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 10m to the south 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 three chest tombs dating from the late C18 and early C19. The dates of death recorded are 1792 and 1807 with the third being apparently of c1800.

Exterior

Three sandstone chest tombs with scrolled corner balusters and slab tops with cyma recta mouldings. They are inscribed severally :-
Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Williams, died 1792.
Thomas Williams, died c1800.
Anne, the wife of George Brown, died 1807.

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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