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S.M. Hughes Monument and railed enclosure in Llanwnnen Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnnen, Ceredigion

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18072

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in NW part of churchyard of Church of St Lucia and St Gwynin.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanwnnen

Community: Llanwnnen

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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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).

Reasons for Listing

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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