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Latitude: 52.7579 / 52°45'28"N
Longitude: -3.6266 / 3°37'35"W
OS Eastings: 290324
OS Northings: 319047
OS Grid: SH903190
Mapcode National: GBR 6C.Z7K4
Mapcode Global: WH67R.8Y94
Entry Name: Lloyd Chest Tomb at the Church of St Tydecho
Listing Date: 4 November 1999
Last Amended: 4 November 1999
Source ID: 22622
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The chest tomb stands in the angle between the porch and the S wall of the nave.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Erected c1790. It is known as Carreg Offrwm as it was used to receive offerings made at funerals.
Built of stone blocks laid on bed, with a cavetto moulded ledger carrying the inscription on the upper face HERE LYETH T(HE)/ BODY OF DOR / OTHEY LLOYD BVRIED H?d 20 FEBRV / ARY AT AETATIS 17"? DVED / ....
Included as an early graveyard chest tomb, which is historic interest as having been used for the ancient custom of the payment of funeral offerings, the 'carreg offrwm'.
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