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Group of 3 headstones in the churchyard to SE of the church of St Paulinus

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangors, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9404 / 51°56'25"N

Longitude: -3.2593 / 3°15'33"W

OS Eastings: 313530

OS Northings: 227630

OS Grid: SO135276

Mapcode National: GBR YV.MXWY

Mapcode Global: VH6C1.GH99

Entry Name: Group of 3 headstones in the churchyard to SE of the church of St Paulinus

Listing Date: 21 August 1998

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20298

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In the SE section of the graveyard, just S of path to The Old Vicarage.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Llangors

Built-Up Area: Llangors

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Headstones commemorate: (1) Margaret wife of James Powell of the Three Salmons in Crickhowell d 1849; (2) Ann wife of John Morgan of Talybont d 1820 also infant daughter of John and Mary Pritchard d 1834 and others; (3) Thomas son of Thomas James d 1828, also daughter d 1824, also Thomas James d 1851.

Exterior

Group of 3 early-mid C19 headstones decoratively carved in unusually deep relief, all with shaped heads. The easternmost to Margaret Powell shows a winged angel in clouds, the inscription is in a recessed oval and the sides have a band of narrow cable moulding. Of the W pair, the one to N to Ann Morgan is low and wide and shows a hand holding a chalice with sunbeams streaming though parted voluminous clouds. That to S to Thomas James also shows a winged angel in clouds, the inscription panel is oval and the sides have narrow cable mouldings.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the church and other churchyard monuments as a group of early - mid C19 headstones with unusually sculptural decorative heads and good lettering.

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