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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
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.
Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)
Community: St. Fagans
Locality: St Fagans
Built-Up Area: St Fagans
Traditional County: Glamorgan
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.
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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