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Makeig memorial SSW of Porch of Church of Saint Tygwydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Beulah, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0644 / 52°3'51"N

Longitude: -4.5654 / 4°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 224242

OS Northings: 243776

OS Grid: SN242437

Mapcode National: GBR D3.D474

Mapcode Global: VH2MX.TC9S

Entry Name: Makeig memorial SSW of Porch of Church of Saint Tygwydd

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17956

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated some 5m SSW of S porch of church, by path.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Beulah

Community: Beulah

Locality: Llandygwydd

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Later C18 memorial to Thomas Makeig (d 1766), the big arched stone frame very much a local tradition, compare the 6 at Penbryn, Cardiganshire and 1 at Manordeifi, Pembrokeshire.

Exterior

Rubble stone large arched memorial, some 2m high, 1.5m broad and 1m deep, the arch, of voussoirs with keystone, rising from a slate impost band. The E front is recessed up into arch, with C20 render around eroding but finely lettered plaque.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with church and as good example of a local memorial type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of Saint Tygwydd
    Situated in the centre of Llandygwydd village.
  • II Church Cottage
    Situated just N of Llandygwydd Church, on N side of road.
  • II Coach-House and Stable to W of Llandygwydd Church
    Situated on S side of church approach, at entry to car park.
  • II The Old Vicarage
    Situated some 250m W of church, on N side of village lane.
  • II Oakhill, Penylan
    Situated E of Penylan mansion, beyond coach-house, but approached by separate drive W of Llandygwydd Old Vicarage.
  • II Milestone on A484 SW of Llandygwydd
    Situated on N side of A484, some 200m SE of the turning to Llandygwydd, about 2km E of Llechryd. Leaning to right against stone wall at time of inspection (February 1995).
  • II Coach-House to E of Penylan
    Situated just E of mansion, overlooking farm yard to N and path from mansion to second coach-house (Oakhill) to S.
  • II* Penylan
    Situated down drive from formal entry some 400m NE of Llechryd Water Works, on E side of lane to Neuadd Cross from A 484.

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