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Pearce of Ffrwdgrech tomb and railings in churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyn Tarell, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9436 / 51°56'36"N

Longitude: -3.4388 / 3°26'19"W

OS Eastings: 301200

OS Northings: 228210

OS Grid: SO012282

Mapcode National: GBR YM.MMNK

Mapcode Global: VH6BY.BDXW

Entry Name: Pearce of Ffrwdgrech tomb and railings in churchyard

Listing Date: 22 June 2005

Last Amended: 22 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84519

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in the churchyard in Llanspyddid village on S side of A40.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Glyn Tarell

Community: Glyn Tarell

Locality: Llanspyddid

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Sarcophagus type ashlar tomb said to be to John Church Pearce of Ffrwdgrech, died 1856, and by the Brecon born sculptor John Evan Thomas (1810-73). Visible S side inscriptions to Mary Church Pearce died 1868 and Lt Col W. Pearce died 1871. The memorial is heavily overgrown (2005).

Exterior

Sarcophagus type tomb carved with coat-of-arms? at each end (obscured by overgrowth) and reversed torches flanking inscription panels. Ridged top. Free-standing on raised stone blocks each end, set on an ashlar stepped plinth. Large rectangular railed tomb enclosure with lance-type railings and similar but larger stanchions, on rusticated stone plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a well-designed sarcophagus tomb by the eminent C19 Welsh sculptor.

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