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Tomb of J S Smith in Churchyard of Former Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintern, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6964 / 51°41'47"N

Longitude: -2.6807 / 2°40'50"W

OS Eastings: 353051

OS Northings: 199961

OS Grid: ST530999

Mapcode National: GBR JM.46DT

Mapcode Global: VH87F.HM6C

Entry Name: Tomb of J S Smith in Churchyard of Former Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 September 2000

Last Amended: 29 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24053

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 30m from the east end of the Church of St Mary.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)

Community: Tintern

Locality: Chapel Hill

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Monument to J S Smith who died in 1841 and the style of the tomb suggests that its construction was very soon after this.

Exterior

White limestone ashlar memorial of Roman altar type. Three square diminishing steps support a square shaft on a moulded base and with a low pyramid cap. The inscription is to J S Smith, died 1841.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine and rare early C19 neo-classical tomb.

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