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Monument including railings to Daniel Evans (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion) in Pencarreg churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.0841 / 52°5'2"N

Longitude: -4.1395 / 4°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 253497

OS Northings: 245016

OS Grid: SN534450

Mapcode National: GBR DP.BV5M

Mapcode Global: VH4GW.6WG7

Entry Name: Monument including railings to Daniel Evans (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion) in Pencarreg churchyard

Listing Date: 23 June 2003

Last Amended: 23 June 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81231

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Pencarreg

Community: Pencarreg

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Daniel Evans (1792-1846) was born at Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion, and trained as an Anglican priest at Oxford. After a brief period as a chaplain, he resigned due to ill health and returned home to Llanfihangel Ystrad. He settled to a life writing poems and hymns, and was a regular eisteddfod contributor. His poems appeared in Blodau Dyfed (the flowers of Dyfed) (1824), an early anthology of regional Welsh poets, and his work was collected in Gwinllan y Bardd (1831).


Two chest tombs enclosed by wrought-iron railings. The tombs are both of freestone with slate slabs, bearing inscriptions (no longer legible). The railings have spike and cast iron urn finials. A gate on the W side is beneath a simple arched overthrow embellished with scrollwork and finial.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its cultural-historical interest and as a fine C19 churchyard memorial contributing to the setting of the church.

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