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Latitude: 52.0448 / 52°2'41"N
Longitude: -3.8192 / 3°49'8"W
OS Eastings: 275336
OS Northings: 240051
OS Grid: SN753400
Mapcode National: GBR Y3.F9BN
Mapcode Global: VH4H7.RVBT
Entry Name: Jones monument in NE part of churchyard of parish church
Listing Date: 29 November 1995
Last Amended: 29 November 1995
Source ID: 16968
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated towards upper edge of churchyard N of chancel
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Pedestal monument with urn to Jones family of Blaen-nos, bankers in Llandovery, probably c 1840, signed by David Beynon, sculptor, of Cilycwm, born 1810.
Tall tapering square-plan monument in grey and buff stone. Tapered base with top moulding, large tapered pedestal with framed plaques on all sides, heavily moulded cornice and large circular urn on square base with vase stem, gadrooned underside, recessed plain band, cup-rim, then guilloche moulded band and curved cap, probably missing a finial. On W side inscriptions to Ann, wife of David Jones, (d1820), David Jones (d1840), John Jones (d1844). N side inscription to John Jones, banker, (d1812) aged 25, Evan Jones (d1819) and Mary, widow of John Jones (d1844). E side inscription to Rev Morgan Jones (d1827).
A prominent churchyard memorial in neo-classical style.
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