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Latitude: 51.4026 / 51°24'9"N
Longitude: -3.4149 / 3°24'53"W
OS Eastings: 301673
OS Northings: 168014
OS Grid: ST016680
Mapcode National: GBR HM.QV1W
Mapcode Global: VH6FN.R0JL
Entry Name: Anonymous Monument with railings in Churchyard of St Athan
Listing Date: 3 September 2004
Last Amended: 3 September 2004
Source ID: 83109
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: About 20m north-west of the tower of the Church of St Athan.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: St. Athan (Sain Tathan)
Community: St. Athan
Locality: St Athan
Built-Up Area: RAF Station St Athan
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Mid C19 monument probably dating from very soon after the earliest recorded death, but these are now indecipherable.
Limestone ashlar tomb with wrought iron railings. Square plan classical style monument set on a square stone base with fence of spear head railings on buns. The monument is in the austere Soanian Roman style with panelled sides and corner pilasters. The base carries a square funerary chest with panelled sides and a top slab with a low pediment facing in each direction. The inscriptions are indecipherable.
Included for its definite design quality and special interest as a rare example of Soanian neo-classical design in the Vale.
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