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Tomb of David Charles in Llangunnor churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangunnor, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8589 / 51°51'31"N

Longitude: -4.2811 / 4°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 243011

OS Northings: 220268

OS Grid: SN430202

Mapcode National: GBR DH.T2RF

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.RJ3V

Entry Name: Tomb of David Charles in Llangunnor churchyard

Listing Date: 16 January 2004

Last Amended: 16 January 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82395

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llangunnor (Llangynnwr)

Community: Llangunnor

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The grave of David Charles (1762-1834), Calvinistic Methodist minister and hymn writer.

Exterior

A freestone chest tomb with blind Gothic arched panels at the angles. The W side has a memorial inscription. An inscription on the N side reads 'Awdur "O Fryniau Caersalem"', his best-known hymn.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as the grave of an important figure in Welsh nonconformist history.

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