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Memorial to T. Leadbetter in churchyard of Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Cwmbran, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6331 / 51°37'59"N

Longitude: -3.0032 / 3°0'11"W

OS Eastings: 330666

OS Northings: 193174

OS Grid: ST306931

Mapcode National: GBR J5.899J

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.W6QX

Entry Name: Memorial to T. Leadbetter in churchyard of Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 30 September 2003

Last Amended: 30 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81870

Location: In the churchyard some 20m NW of the Church of Saint Michael and All Angels.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Llantarnam

Community: Llantarnam

Built-Up Area: Cwmbran

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Obelisk memorial to Thomas Leadbetter, mills and forge manager of the Oakfield Iron Works, Cwmbran, who died in 1870.

Exterior

Memorial obelisk, grey sandstone ashlar. Obelisk in two sections on small plinth with coved top moulding, on square base, raised on 2 steps with 8 stone piers with chains. Inscription recording name and details, and that memorial was erected by the workmen.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a prominent C19 graveyard memorial of industrial historical interest.

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