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Railed Foulkes Chest-tomb in churchyard of St Michael's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws-yn-Rhos, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2479 / 53°14'52"N

Longitude: -3.6395 / 3°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 290699

OS Northings: 373572

OS Grid: SH906735

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z0W.VF

Mapcode Global: WH65F.2M5G

Entry Name: Railed Foulkes Chest-tomb in churchyard of St Michael's Church

Listing Date: 2 July 1998

Last Amended: 2 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20083

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately NE of the Railed Wynne Vault in the churchyard.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Betws yn Rhos

Community: Betws Yn Rhos

Locality: Betws-yn-Rhos

Built-Up Area: Betws-yn-Rhos

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Raised slatestone chest-tomb of John Ffoulkes of Peniarth Fawr (d.1846) and his wife Margaret (d.1875); within a railed enclosure with cast iron fleur-de-lis-headed railings and urn finials. The tomb has a moulded base and cornice, with raised and fielded panelled sides and gadrooned, tapering pilasters in the Jacobean style. The top of the tomb is inscribed with the names and dates above.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at St Michael's Church.

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