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Elizabeth Jones tomb and railings, Llanarth churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7937 / 51°47'37"N

Longitude: -2.9071 / 2°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 337539

OS Northings: 210948

OS Grid: SO375109

Mapcode National: GBR FB.Y1KJ

Mapcode Global: VH79G.K5JS

Entry Name: Elizabeth Jones tomb and railings, Llanarth churchyard

Listing Date: 15 March 2000

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22993

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated in Llanarth churchyard S of nave.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Community: Llanarth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Railed enclosure around the large and plain double chest tomb of Elizabeth Jones, of Clytha House (d 1787) in whose memory her husband William built the Clytha Castle folly. Further inscription to William Jones (d 1805). Presumably late C18 made for Elizabeth Jones, possibly made after William Jones' death in 1805.

Exterior

Large chest tomb in railed square enclosure. Spearhead iron railings with urn stanchions at angles and centre of each side. Scrolled supporting bars within. The chest tomb is large and plain with coved edge to capstone. Top inscriptions to Elizabeth and William Jones.

Reasons for Listing

Included for fine iron railings and for historical reasons, associated with the Clytha Castle folly.

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