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Hughes Monument in churchyard of church of St Cynidr and St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0394 / 52°2'21"N

Longitude: -3.2007 / 3°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 317740

OS Northings: 238569

OS Grid: SO177385

Mapcode National: GBR YY.FLQG

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.GZSZ

Entry Name: Hughes Monument in churchyard of church of St Cynidr and St Peter

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17062

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: A graveyard monument located approximately 30m E of the east end of the chancel of the church.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Treble Hill

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Large early C19 limestone family tomb by T Ravenhill, sculptor. Cuboid, with fluted frieze and cornice, the four faces bearing a low relief keyed arch on corner pilasters, enclosing a higher relief draped vase, all raised on a moulded die having an oval plaque on each face inscribed to John Hughes 'clergyman-magistrate and parent', Isabel Hughes, 1845, Thomas Hughes of Penwain, 1835, Thomas Howel, 1814 and Elizabeth Games, 1812, aged 39.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a monument with architectural quality, of group value with the church, the Sunday School and Sundial.

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