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Tomb of Martyn Roberts in churchyard of St Cenau, Llangenny

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Latitude: 51.8568 / 51°51'24"N

Longitude: -3.1046 / 3°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 324024

OS Northings: 218160

OS Grid: SO240181

Mapcode National: GBR F2.T6JH

Mapcode Global: VH78Z.4LLD

Entry Name: Tomb of Martyn Roberts in churchyard of St Cenau, Llangenny

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20837

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On NE side of chancel.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Llangenny

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Tomb of Martyn Roberts (1806-1878) of Pendarren, who rebuilt Pendarren House in the 1860s and sold the Pendarren Estate to Andrew Doyle in 1876.


Obelisk-type memorial set within a square enclosure defined by a stone kerb. Above a stepped stone plinth is a square base. The narrow obelisk tapers and has a pyramidal top. The obelisk is set onto a stone cube and stepped plinth. All carry engraved texts from the New Testament, and the shaft has scattered geometrical and floral patterns. Further inscriptions commemorate Roberts and his son Martyn Yalden Roberts (1846-1855).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the church, sun dial and other listed tombs in church yard.

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