This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.7174 / 51°43'2"N
Longitude: -2.8085 / 2°48'30"W
OS Eastings: 344243
OS Northings: 202382
OS Grid: SO442023
Mapcode National: GBR JF.347P
Mapcode Global: VH79X.83M8
Entry Name: Morgan memorial in churchyard of St Tysoi
Listing Date: 12 October 2000
Last Amended: 12 October 2000
Source ID: 24125
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated in churchyard just S of rood stair on s side of the church.
Community: Llangwm (Llan-gwm)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Headstone in commemoration of Ann Morgan and her parents John and Ann Morgan, c1835.
Stone headstone, carved top panel in relief of a recumbent figure tightly clasping a draped urn with oak tree background, the perspective and treatment of the subject rustic. Two low relief arched panels below with snake-entwined staff between. Left plaque to Ann Morgan died 1835 aged 20, and right plaque to her parents Ann d 1840 and John d 1852. Inscribed encomia to each in tiny letters.
Included as an exceptional piece of vernacular stone carving illustrating the quality and ambition of rustic stone carvers in the early C19.
Other nearby listed buildings