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Tomb of Margaret Davies in St. Cadoc's Churchyard.

A Grade II Listed Building in Trevethin, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.7122 / 51°42'44"N

Longitude: -3.0375 / 3°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 328415

OS Northings: 202008

OS Grid: SO284020

Mapcode National: GBR J4.36NJ

Mapcode Global: VH79S.97K7

Entry Name: Tomb of Margaret Davies in St. Cadoc's Churchyard.

Listing Date: 29 May 1997

Last Amended: 29 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18463

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In St Cadoc's Churchyard about 20m east of the chancel.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: Trevethin (Trefddyn)

Community: Trevethin

Built-Up Area: Pontypool

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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The style of the tomb suggests that the earliest death date of 1814 is likely to be when it was manufactured.


Chest tomb in limestone of Margaret, wife of William Davies, died 1814 and other members of the Davies family. A chest on a low moulded base which tapers up to an overhanging capstone. The inscriptions, which are well lettered, are on panels which project at a different plane from the main taper of the chest sides.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Church of St. Cadoc as a well preserved example of an early C19 chest tomb.

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