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Tomb of William of Gwespyr in the churchyard of the Church of SS Asaph and Kentigern

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanasa, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3222 / 53°19'19"N

Longitude: -3.3426 / 3°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 310667

OS Northings: 381422

OS Grid: SJ106814

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z30.4T

Mapcode Global: WH769.MRHJ

Entry Name: Tomb of William of Gwespyr in the churchyard of the Church of SS Asaph and Kentigern

Listing Date: 30 April 2001

Last Amended: 30 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25127

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Attached to the S end of the E wall of the S aisle.

County: Flintshire

Community: Llanasa

Community: Llanasa

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The tomb of William of Gwespyr (d.1673) and his wife Margareta (d.1706).

Exterior

A freestone table tomb with legs incorporating guilloche-moulded panels. The slab also has a guilloche frieze around the edge, while the border has a geometrical frieze framing commemorative Latin inscriptions.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early table tomb, with good carved detail and lettering, and for group value with the Church of SS Asaph and Kentigern and other associated listed items.

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