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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
Source ID: 20837
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: On NE side of chancel.
Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)
Community: The Vale of Grwyney
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
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).
Included for group value with the church, sun dial and other listed tombs in church yard.
Other nearby listed buildings