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Obelisk Memorial to Robert Griffith

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethel, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1647 / 53°9'52"N

Longitude: -4.2096 / 4°12'34"W

OS Eastings: 252379

OS Northings: 365343

OS Grid: SH523653

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.4PWQ

Mapcode Global: WH54D.9QN7

Entry Name: Obelisk Memorial to Robert Griffith

Listing Date: 4 November 1999

Last Amended: 4 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22665

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set in forecourt to Sunday School/Vestry at Capel Bethel.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Locality: Bethel

Built-Up Area: Bethel

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Obelisk memorial in railed enclosure commemorating Parch. Robert W Griffith (1836-94), minister of Capel Bethel.

Exterior

Memorial in form of a polished slate-stone obelisk set in a low elaborately decorated iron-railed enclosure with scroll-work, fleur-de-lys finials and standards; pedimented panels to base, on one of which is an inscription in Welsh to Parch. Robert W Griffith.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctive and prominently situated obelisk memorial which forms a good street group with the directly adjoining Sunday School/Vestry and chapel.

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