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Latitude: 51.5864 / 51°35'11"N
Longitude: -3.6509 / 3°39'3"W
OS Eastings: 285717
OS Northings: 188801
OS Grid: SS857888
Mapcode National: GBR H9.C8CD
Mapcode Global: VH5H3.NDR5
Entry Name: Group of nine memorials on the W side of the path to the S porch, Church of St Cynwyd
Listing Date: 8 September 1998
Last Amended: 8 September 1998
Source ID: 20435
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The group comprises 5 chest tombs, 3 ledger slabs and 1 headstone, set immediately S of the Hopkin and Jenkins railed group, approximately 23m S of the S porch door.
Town: Llangynwyd Middle
Community: Llangynwyd Middle (Llangynwyd - Canol)
Community: Llangynwyd Middle
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Group of churchyard monuments of the early to mid C19.
The tombs are arranged in rows, end to end, and, described from the W, comprise:- North Row: (a) Chest tomb with wide corner baluters and deep capstone with rounded edges, to Griffith Thomas of Cwmdu-isaf, Bettws, d.1835, and wife. (b) Narrow chest tomb with fielded end pilasters, rounded-edged capstone inscribed on top to Margaret Jenkins, d.1800, others added, and inscribed on side to Morgan Jenkins of Pentref-isaf, Margam, d.1860; (c) Laid headstone to Margaret Davies of Maesteg, d.1837. Second Row: (d) Chest tomb with wide corner balusters, deep capstone with rounded edges, to Jenkin Williams of Bettws, d.1811, Thomas Jones of Gellilenor Farm, d.1876, added to the side. (e) Chest with corner balusters and chamfered base, hipped top, to Margaret Rees of Dyffryn Llynvi Fan, d.1897, Gwilym Thomas Rees added to top, d.1893 on military service. Third Row: (f) Low chest tomb of ashlar, deep ledger slab with rounded edges, inscribed to Margaret William of Ceven-y-fan, Glyncorrwg, d.1817; (g) Headstone with a shaped half-rounded top carved with a simple cone and leaves, to William Thomas, child, d.1837, with two later children. E of last, two ledger slabs side by side, (h) Anne William, d.1812, and (i) Gwenllian Lewis, d.181(?) and son, died 1838.
Included as a fine group of monuments in this richly furnished graveyard, and representative of churchyard tombs of the early-mid C19.
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