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Casberd Family Tomb in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4108 / 51°24'38"N

Longitude: -3.3551 / 3°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 305851

OS Northings: 168841

OS Grid: ST058688

Mapcode National: GBR HP.QBT2

Mapcode Global: VH6FH.SSNW

Entry Name: Casberd Family Tomb in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 September 2004

Last Amended: 30 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83146

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately adjoining the south porch of the Church of St Mary.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)

Community: Rhoose

Locality: Penmark

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The first death is recorded 1844 and the design would suggest that the memorial dates from very soon after that. The Rev. John Thomas Casberd was Vicar of Penmark 1799-1843 (see tablet in church).

Exterior

Constructed of Portland limestone ashlar. Neo-classical sarcophagus on a moulded base, panelled sides, with each corner carrying a reversed torch in relief, swept out to a corniced top which carries a draped urn.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special design quality and for its group value within the churchyard of the Church of St Mary.

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