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Tea Caddy Tomb with railings in Churchyard of Church of St. Illtyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Goetre Fawr, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7251 / 51°43'30"N

Longitude: -3.0069 / 3°0'24"W

OS Eastings: 330551

OS Northings: 203407

OS Grid: SO305034

Mapcode National: GBR J5.2GCQ

Mapcode Global: VH79L.TWRY

Entry Name: Tea Caddy Tomb with railings in Churchyard of Church of St. Illtyd

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25561

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: About 40m south of the Church of St. Illtyd.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Pontypool

Community: Goetre Fawr

Community: Goetre Fawr

Locality: Mamhilad

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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An early C19 'tea-caddy' type chest tomb complete with its railings.


Dressed and carved stone tomb with wrought and cast iron railings. A square stone chest tomb in the form of a Georgian tea-caddy. Square base and shaft, cornice mould, stepped lid with knop finial. The railings are almost complete; spears with cast heads, larger ones as the corner stanchions. A few of the finials are missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusually fine early C19 churchyard memorial which retains its iron railings complete.

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