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Weale Memorial in churchyard of Church of St Maritius

A Grade II Listed Building in Erwood, Powys

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Latitude: 52.1124 / 52°6'44"N

Longitude: -3.3548 / 3°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 307320

OS Northings: 246870

OS Grid: SO073468

Mapcode National: GBR YQ.94GN

Mapcode Global: VH6B6.S5TH

Entry Name: Weale Memorial in churchyard of Church of St Maritius

Listing Date: 3 August 2001

Last Amended: 3 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25654

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on slope W of the church.

County: Powys

Town: Builth Wells

Community: Erwood (Errwd)

Community: Erwood

Locality: Alltmawr

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Later C19 pedestal memorial with urn to Ann and Christopher Weale of Cwrt Gwenddwr.


Pedestal memorial, sandstone ashlar with plinth, framed plaques each side, moulded cornice and capstone carrying squat gadrooned urn.
Square railed enclosure with low ashlar coping and tall spearhead rails with dog-bars, the spearheads of cast-iron.
Plaques have quadrant rebates to corners. Inscription on S side to Ann Weale (d 1865) of Court Gwenddwr, and on W to Christopher Weale (d 1867).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a formal C19 memorial in a railed enclosure, of strong group value with the church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Maritius
    Situated in small churchyard, reached by short lane up to NW from A470 some 120m N of Abernant.
  • II* Church of St Cewydd
    Within a churchyard on the S side of the road through the village and on the N side of the River Edw.
  • II Llewellyn House
    Immediately E of and below the parish church, on the S side of the road through the village, facing the N bank of the River Edw.
  • II Multi-purpose farm building at Dan-y-Coed Farm
    On the S side of the farmhouse and forming the E side of the yard.
  • II Hen Dy Ysgol
    Set back from and above the N side of the road through the village, approximately 150m E of the parish church. The former school (now Llau Edw) is attached to the SE angle of the house.
  • II Dan-y-Coed
    Approximately 300m NNE of the parish church, at the end of a by-road on the N side of the road through the village.
  • II Alltmawr Isaf
    Situated about 1 km NW of Alltmawr, but reached via minor lane to Llanddewi 'r Cwm parallel to main road.
  • II Malthouse at Alltmawr Isaf
    Situated below and to S of barn at Alltmawr Isaf, opposite farmhouse.

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