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Monument at Hean Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7211 / 51°43'15"N

Longitude: -4.6978 / 4°41'52"W

OS Eastings: 213751

OS Northings: 205930

OS Grid: SN137059

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4QTV

Mapcode Global: VH2PD.JZ9Z

Entry Name: Monument at Hean Castle

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18444

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Located to the SW of Hean Castle, on the right hand side of the main approach from the W gate. The column stands in front of a little gazebo set into an earth mound.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Saundersfoot

Community: Saundersfoot

Locality: Hean Castle Estate

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

A monument in the form of a Tuscan column. It commemorates Lady Anne, d.1902, wife of Sir William Thomas Lewis, 1st Baron Merthyr. The same lady is commemorated in the E window of St Issell's Church (with portrait). The inscription informs us that Lady Lewis was descended from a family eminent in the South Wales steam-coal trade.

Freestanding column about 0.6 m diameter and about 7 diameters in height, with Attic base, all in polished red granite It stands on a limestone base: a block carrying the inscription on the E side, on a plinth and three rock-faced steps.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine monument and for its group value with Hean Castle.

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