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Griffith Family Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethel, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1649 / 53°9'53"N

Longitude: -4.2097 / 4°12'34"W

OS Eastings: 252373

OS Northings: 365372

OS Grid: SH523653

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.4PVJ

Mapcode Global: WH54D.9QM1

Entry Name: Griffith Family Monument

Listing Date: 4 November 1999

Last Amended: 4 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22652

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in the graveyard immediately to the rear of Capel Bethel near the chapel's north-western corner.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Locality: Bethel

Built-Up Area: Bethel

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

C19 monument and railed enclosure.

Exterior

Monument and railed enclosure. Cut slate slabs forming square pedestal with stepped plinth and capping and ogee-arched inscription panels; ring shafts to corners and above a smaller pedestal repeating details of that below except with rectangular panels (blank) and globe finial; the whole set in a low railed enclosure with spiked chain linking fleur-de-lys finialed twisted standards. Inscriptions in Welsh to panels of lower pedestal commemorate Y Parch. David Griffith (1792-1875), his wife, Ellen (1795-1885) and their daughters, Mary (d.1850) and Margaret (d.1870).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a prominent and distinctive monument to long-standing C19 minister of Capel Bethel with which the monument has strong group value.

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