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Obelisk monument S of St Tetta's church

A Grade II Listed Building in Talybont-on-Usk, Powys

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Latitude: 51.8738 / 51°52'25"N

Longitude: -3.2679 / 3°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 312809

OS Northings: 220226

OS Grid: SO128202

Mapcode National: GBR YV.S21V

Mapcode Global: VH6CF.95RD

Entry Name: Obelisk monument S of St Tetta's church

Listing Date: 17 December 1998

Last Amended: 17 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21203

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In the churchyard close to the priest's door in the S chancel.

County: Powys

Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)

Community: Talybont-on-Usk

Locality: Llanddetti

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Those commemorated are: William son of William and Eleanor Thomas late of Pantywenallt b 1835 d 1838, also daughter Margaret b 1842 d 1844, also William and Eleanor.


A tall monument of ashlar comprising a tiered base on which stands a slighly tapered plinth, each side with an inscription panel - primary inscription to S, another to E; surmounted by a shallow pediment incorporating a carved motif. This supports the base of an obelisk, slighly broached at base and tapering to a point.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an earlier C19 monument, more elaborate than usual for a country churchyard, and for group value with the Church of St Tetta and other listed monuments in the churchyard.

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