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Latitude: 52.1044 / 52°6'15"N
Longitude: -4.1433 / 4°8'35"W
OS Eastings: 253302
OS Northings: 247282
OS Grid: SN533472
Mapcode National: GBR DP.9DXH
Mapcode Global: VH4GW.4CFM
Entry Name: S.M. Hughes Monument and railed enclosure in Llanwnnen Churchyard
Listing Date: 20 December 1996
Last Amended: 20 December 1996
Source ID: 18072
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated in NW part of churchyard of Church of St Lucia and St Gwynin.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Monument of c1840 to Sarah Maia Hughes of Castell-du, in large earlier C19 iron-railed enclosure.
Enclosure is L-plan with spearhead iron railings, scrolls below top bar and urn stanchions. On S side, to right, is gate with scrolled arched overthrow, missing some decorative detail. Within the enclosure are three monuments, only one of architectural interest. This is to Sarah Maria Hughes of Castell-du, (d1840) and is a large sandstone square sarcophagus with slate inset plaques. Above is cornice, and then pyramidal large base for a big sandstone urn. The other two monuments are to Sarah Hughes (d 1865) and to William Jones of Llwynygroes (d 1887).
Listed as a good example of the railed tomb enclosure, with an unusually ornate monument.
Group value with the parish church.
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