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Latitude: 53.2726 / 53°16'21"N
Longitude: -3.7053 / 3°42'18"W
OS Eastings: 286379
OS Northings: 376428
OS Grid: SH863764
Mapcode National: GBR 2ZKL.MK
Mapcode Global: WH65D.10VG
Entry Name: Holland Chest Tomb, including adjacent Tombstone to N, in churchyard of St Elian's Church
Listing Date: 2 July 1998
Last Amended: 2 July 1998
Source ID: 20093
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Located within the churchyard immediately S of the chancel.
Community: Betws yn Rhos
Community: Betws Yn Rhos
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Sandstone chest tomb dated 1612, with shallow-relief heraldic carving and simple strapwork-derived decoration; moulded cornice and base. Around the rim of the raised tombstone is a memorial inscription in raised letters to 'HUMFRIDVS HOLLAND' (of Teyrdan) d.1612. Inscribed later on the tombstone is a memorial inscription to Thomas Holland Esq of Teirdan, d.1683 and one to John Holland d.1718.
Immediately N of the chest tomb is a low sandstone tombstone with incised memorial inscription to Jane Price, wife of Thomas Holland (see above), who died in 1673.
Listed for its special interest as a good early C17 chest tomb and for group value with other listed items at St Elian's Church.
Other nearby listed buildings