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Memorial to the Reverend Lisle in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4873 / 51°29'14"N

Longitude: -3.2665 / 3°15'59"W

OS Eastings: 312158

OS Northings: 177238

OS Grid: ST121772

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KH30

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.BWH7

Plus Code: 9C3RFPPM+W9

Entry Name: Memorial to the Reverend Lisle in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82234

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the east side of the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)

Community: St. Fagans

Locality: St Fagans

Built-Up Area: St Fagans

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably erected very soon after the recorded death in 1856.


Forest of Dean ashlar with cast iron railings. Square plan neo-Classical monument with stepped moulded base, panelled shaft and moulded cap with cyma recta. It carries a draped urn.
Inscription on the shaft - 'IN MEMORY OF REV. WILLIAM BERKIN MEACKHAM LISLE LLD SIXTY-FOUR YEARS RECTOR OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED NOVR 3rd MDCCCLVI AGED 92 WHOM THE POOR WILL LONG REMEMBER THIS MONUMENT IS PLACED BY HIS SURVIVING FAMILY'. The whole is surrounded by a square of iron railings with spear finials, a few of the standards are missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine and complete mid C19 funerary monument with unusual historic interest for the long service of the Rector.

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