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Latitude: 51.8591 / 51°51'32"N
Longitude: -4.2814 / 4°16'53"W
OS Eastings: 242987
OS Northings: 220294
OS Grid: SN429202
Mapcode National: GBR DH.T2N2
Mapcode Global: VH3LH.QJXP
Entry Name: Morris family tomb in Llangunnor churchyard
Listing Date: 16 January 2004
Last Amended: 16 January 2004
Source ID: 82391
Location: On the NW side of the church.
Community: Llangunnor (Llangynnwr)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Including the grave of Sir Lewis Morris (1833-1907), poet, educationalist and lawyer. His best-known poetical works include The Epic of Hades (1876-7) and 'The Physicians of Myddfai'. From 1878 he held offices at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, as successively honorary secretary, joint treasurer and vice president.
Three saddleback grave slabs with simple memorial inscriptions, enclosed by a freestone kerb and dwarf cast iron railings incorporating quatrefoils and finials. The S grave is to Sir Lewis Morris, the central to Rebecca Morris (1817-1861), the N to Lewis Edward William Morris (1797-1872).
Listed for its special interest as including the grave of an important figure in C19 literature and education in Wales.
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