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Nicholl family tomb in churchyard of St Teilo, Merthyr Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.4855 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -3.6099 / 3°36'35"W

OS Eastings: 288315

OS Northings: 177508

OS Grid: SS883775

Mapcode National: GBR HC.KLQ9

Mapcode Global: VH5HJ.CXZM

Entry Name: Nicholl family tomb in churchyard of St Teilo, Merthyr Mawr

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21246

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On the SE side of the church, near the E boundary of the churchyard.

County: Bridgend

Community: Merthyr Mawr

Community: Merthyr Mawr

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Family tomb built for Sir John Nicholl (1759-1838) of Merthyr Mawr House. The tomb was originally surrounded by railings, which were removed at an unknown date.


A stone table tomb with flat capstone. The angles have pilasters with husks below 4-leaf flowers. On the short sides are oval tablets with the Nicholl family crest (a castle surmounted by a cornish chough) with heraldic pheons upper R and L. On the E side is raised lettering commemorating the family of the Right Honorable Sir John Nicholl. The long sides have wide oval tablets left blank (designed for commemorative inscriptions to be added later), with foliage upper R and L.

Reasons for Listing

An important component of the surviving buildings associated with Sir John Nicholl at Merthyr Mawr, and for group value with the church of St Teilo and other associated listed items.

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