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Williams monument and railings in Llansantffraid churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Sarn, Bridgend

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5394 / 51°32'21"N

Longitude: -3.5921 / 3°35'31"W

OS Eastings: 289681

OS Northings: 183474

OS Grid: SS896834

Mapcode National: GBR HC.GC5S

Mapcode Global: VH5HB.PKCS

Entry Name: Williams monument and railings in Llansantffraid churchyard

Listing Date: 22 July 1998

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20182

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Close to the S porch of Llansantffraid church.

County: Bridgend

Community: St. Bride's Minor (Llansanffraid-ar-Ogwr)

Community: St Brides Minor

Locality: Sarn

Built-Up Area: Sarn

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Those commemorated are Thomas, son of Thomas and Ann Williams of Greenfield House Brynmenyn d 1859, others of their children (N side), and Thomas and Ann d 1896 and 1907 (S side).

Exterior

Chest is of ashlar painted in yellow, pink and grey and has urn-shaped corners and inscription panels on N and S, primary inscription to S, with blank end panels. On top a moulded slab. Base supports iron railings beginning at plinth level, close set with spear finials which are larger to corner stanchions, with unusually a cross bar across the centre of the tomb, also with a spear finial, possibly to prevent interference with the grave.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid C19 churchyard monument in a prominent position and for group value with the church, churchyard cross and other churchyard monuments.

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