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Memorial to Charles Heath in Churchyard of Church of St. Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.813 / 51°48'46"N

Longitude: -2.7142 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 350861

OS Northings: 212947

OS Grid: SO508129

Mapcode National: GBR FL.WTM5

Mapcode Global: VH86T.WPZJ

Entry Name: Memorial to Charles Heath in Churchyard of Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85210

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately inside the main gate into the churchyard of the Church of St. Mary.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Memorial to Charles Heath (1761-1831), important local historian and antiquarian and sometime Mayor of Monmouth. He was a bookseller who had his house and shop in what is now Nos. 22 & 23 Agincourt Square (qv). One of the few memorials to survive the landscaping of the churchyard.


Sandstone ashlar. Square base with top mould, set on two steps. Cube with chamfered corners. Central recessed circular panel with ballflowers. Quatrefoil containing brass panel inscribed to Charles Heath.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest close to the principal church in Monmouth.

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